About MASHAV - Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs Agency for International Development Cooperation
International development cooperation is a fundamental part of development diplomacy and an inherent part of Israeli foreign policy. MASHAV emphasizes the importance of creating effective partnerships for development implementation of cooperative projects.
MASHAV activities focus on areas in which Israel has a comparative advantage and/or accumulated expertise.
The list of such fields is extensive, including: water resource management and irrigation, desert agriculture and combat of desertification, early childhood education, community development, emergency and disaster medicine, refugee absorption and employment programs, and many, many others.
Here, at the International School of Agricultural Sciences, we conduct short-term professional training courses in partnership with MASHAV, having a shared commitment of cooperation throughout the implementation. MASHAV extends a hand in partnership wherever Israel’s experience is relevant.
Past MASHAV courses at the International School:
Meeting Agricultural Challenges In A Changing World: Biotechnology and Bioinformatics
Ensuring Food Safety in Times of Global Change
Water Management: Decision Making, Environmental Aspects & Risk Assessment
Crop Production Under Saline Stress: Environmental soil and water qualities due to climatic changes
Advanced Methods for Increasing Dairy Yield: Small & Large Ruminants
Adapting to Climate Change: Biotechnology in Agriculture in a World of Global Environmental Changes
Agri-Green Management: Agri-Environmental Considerations Under Climatic Changes
Nutrition in a Changing Global Environment
Models of Sustainable Development: Initiatives for Rural Communities in Desert Areas