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Agriculture

Agriculture
חקר פחתים ומניעת איבודי מזון במהלך שרשרת השיווק של פירות וירקות

Reduction of fruits and vegetables loss along the marketing chain in Israel

Wastage of food causes economic, resources, environmental and social concerns. In reference to the global food crisis, the common assumption is that it is possible to reduce the rate of food loss by half, and by means of this action alone feed 1-2 billion more people. In Israel, the financial damage from food loss was recently estimated at approximately 18 billion Nis a year, where about 44% of the total foods lost are fruits and vegetables.
Adopting ICT in agriculture, education and development of the rural space

Adopting ICT in agriculture, education and development of the rural space

This study deals with the cultivation and optimization of innovation in agriculture, using ICT as a means to design agricultural education for a variety of ages and the development of the rural sector. These are of strategic importance to Israel. The recommendations and conclusions derived from the study were incorporated in the report by the Samuel Neaman Institute whose objective was to empower classic industries. The report was presented in 2012 to the Ministry of Agriculture and regional rural organizations.
Energy Efficiency in the Milking Center of Ein Harod Ihud

Energy Efficiency in the Milking Center of Ein Harod Ihud

The goal of this project was to examine means for the reduction of energy use or lowering energy costs in milking centers, and to propose measures that will include energy savings based on electricity and fuel consumption with a possible addition of solar energy, while meeting economical benefit criteria.
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Israel's Role in The Global Bio-Ethanol Market - National Planning and Policy

Biofuels originating from agricultural products are one of the “hottest” issues in the global energy and commodity markets. The political and economical implications of biofuels are significant, especially for industrialized countries, which consume and engage in commerce with energy resources.
Development of Sustainable Mariculture in Israel

Development of Sustainable Mariculture in Israel

According to publications by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, most of the fishing areas in the world have been exploited to the fullest or suffer from excessive fishing, while the demand for seafood (fish, mollusks, crustaceans, and algae) is increasing, because of their many nutritional benefits.
Insects in the Service of Man

Insects in the Service of Man

Insects are of fundamental importance to the ecosystem, and their existence is critical for human survival. Insects play a variety of roles in the service of man, while the research of the full potential inherent in them is still in various stages.
The Industry of Innovative Agricultural Technologies in the Shadow of the Global Food Crisis

The Industry of Innovative Agricultural Technologies in Light of the Global Food Crisis

As world's population grows, the demand for food is growing as well. The FAO expects that the global agricultural output will have to rise by 60% by 2050 to meet the needs of the growing population and the changes in dietary habits, together with the challenges arising from the climate change, the depletion of water and land resources, and reduced biodiversity.
מיפוי המחקר והפיתוח החקלאי בישראל

Mapping Agriculture R&D in Israel

The Science and Innovation Department of the British Council (through the British Embassy in Israel) has partnered with the Samuel Neaman Institute (SNI) in a joint project, the objective of which is to identify the relevant subjects in the area of Agricultural Science that have high synergy and high potential for cooperation between the United Kingdom and Israeli scientists.
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