Announcements: Training courses

Course on agricultural development in arid and semi-arid regions

Israel’s Agency for International Development (MASHAV) is offering a professional course geared towards professionals from governmental and non-governmental institutions, universities, research institutes and/or private sector, from African English-speaking countries, involved in agricultural development in arid and semi-arid regions on a national, regional or local level. The course will include professional lectures and field visits (including to banana sites). Among the topics that will be covered are: agricultural development in Israel; soil and water management;  intensive crop production and marketing systems; irrigation and fertigation. A limited number of scholarships covering the cost of the course, full board accommodation in double rooms, health insurance and transfers to and from the airport, are available.

Location: Kibbutz Shefayim, Israel
Dates: 25 June to 9 July 2019
Application deadline: 29 April 2019

Application form: In English (PDF or Word) The form should be submitted to the nearest Israeli diplomatic mission
For more information: https://mfa.gov.il/MFA/mashav/Courses/Documents/06-19%20Agricultural%20Development%20in%20Arid%20Regions.pdf
For further enquiries: yuri@matc.org.il