- Date: 20 Jun 2012
- Time: 4:30 - 7:30 pm
- Organizer: Israel
- Theme: Sound water and land management
- Language: English
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Water harvesting and afforestation as a means to rehabilitate degraded lands
SummaryKeren Kayemeth LeIsrael and the Israel Ministry of Agriculture on behalf of the State of Israel are delighted to be able to share our in our experience in sound water and land management, specifically in dryland areas. As a country with limited space and resources, sustainable land management and water use is of paramount importance. For 60 years, our country has been a laboratory for R&D and applied practices in this subject area. Our intention is to provide an interactive course with group work, not only to impart knowledge, but to provide consultation and practical solutions, for specific cases facing the counties of the participants.
IntroductionWe are an environmental NGO that deals in a variety of ecological projects to improve the quality of life for people in and outside of Is
ObjectiveTo share and transfer our knowledge and applied research in areas of afforestation, water harvesting, semi commercial forest plantations in dryland areas.
1. Advanced practices for gully cont
MethodFour instructors will conduct interactive presentations on the four above topics. In addition, the participants will be divided into three groups and rotated respectively, on the various topics. In these groups, specific case stud
ImpactOur intention is to provide an interactive course with group work, not only to impart knowledge, but to provide consultation and practical solutions, for specific cases facing the counties of the participants.
David Brand (JNF-KKL)
Position: Chief Forester and Head of the
Itshack Moshe (JNF-KKL)
1984 to date: Senior p
Dr. Tony Simmons (World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) CGIAR Consortium)
Tony Simons is the Director General of the World Agroforestry Centre. Tony has worked for 27 years on issues at the tropical agriculture/forestry interface in more than 40 developing countries. This has spanned the pr
Dr. Orr Karassin (JNF-KKL and the Open University Israel)
Position: Head of Sustainable Development Committee KKL-JNF Board of Directors and Lecturer at the Open Univ