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Galilee International Management Institute

Agronomist, M. Sc. Agr., graduate from The Faculty of Agriculture, Hebrew University Jerusalem. Honorary Professor of Fujian Vocational College of Agriculture. Forty years of working experience with the Israeli Ministry of Agriculture in the fields of agricultural extension, plant protection, national coordinator of agricultural research and extension, head of national plant quarantine office and director of international projects in developing countries within the framework of the Israeli Agency for International Cooperation (CINADCO, MASHAV). Conducting post studies in France, South Africa and the US. Pparticipated on tenths of international conferences. Published tenths of articles concerning my professional work. I have fully workable management of English, Spanish, French and Hebrew as mother language. My Professional activities cover the following:

  • Agro Ecology/ Sustainable Agriculture/ Organic Agriculture.
  • Ecological Impact assessment.
  • Regional water resources and irrigation methods.
  • Advance modernize agriculture in arid zones
  • Restoration and conservation of dry land.
  • Regional Agriculture Research and Development, R&D Projects.
  • Programing regional agriculture extension activities.
  • Agro and Eco Tourism
  • Urban and Peri-urban Agriculture

I am often participate on international conferences and conducted tenths of lecturing and consulting missions in the developing countries as South America, Africa, Central Europe, China, India and Oceania.

In the last thirty years specialized on Sustainable Agriculture, focusing on sustainable management of natural resources as soil, water, crops, animal husbandry, climate and human resource for the aim of agricultural production and food security. The basic approach is a holistic integrated management to conserve the natural resources for their future ability to generate food and avoid agro ecological disturbances.

My activity covers open field and protected agriculture (greenhouses), urban and peri urban agriculture, agriculture extension, Agriculture Research and Development (R&D), agro environment issues, Rural Tourism.

I am a member of the Israeli Association of Engineers, the Israeli Societies of Entomology and Phytopathology and International Society of Development (SID). General Secretary of a NGO called OISCA-Israel connected to a mother NGO in Japan, dealing with environmental education, reforestation and international developing activities. Since retirement, 2001, director of Sustainable Agriculture Consulting Group (SACOG), engaged in lecturing, consulting and participation on conferences in Israel and other industrial and developing countries. SACOG is entitled by the State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs, the P.R. of China (SAFEA), to recruit volunteer experts, mostly in the field of Agriculture. In the year 2012-2016, about 121 Israeli experts in behalf of SACOG conducted short professional missions in China.

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