MembersIsrael Could Save Us From Hunger, If Only We’d Cooperate

Even with its focus on hi-tech, Israel is miles ahead of its neighbors in terms of solving the problem of hunger

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This isn’t science fiction. This is fact. Israel is one of the few nations on earth that either has or can develop solutions to end world hunger, something that affects no fewer than 78 million people.

All across our region in particular (speaking of Asia and Africa), nations are clamoring for advanced farming techniques and technology to offset material shortages, low soil fertility, water scarcity and energy depletion, all of which are the result of unprecedented population growth.

Israel has developed advanced agricultural techniques and, despite its small size, become a global leader in the field through innovations such as drip irrigation, which has truly made the desert bloom. Similarly, the Jewish state has developed grazing systems and distribution of livestock, thus leading to groundbreaking increases in dairy productivity.

Evidence of Israel’s excellence in these fields can be seen in the number of foreign specialists (in particular of late from India) coming to Israeli universities and research centers to gain the knowledge and experience needed to help their own peoples.

This is even more of an achievement when one...

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