96. Israel’s hi-tech agricultural research: An exemplar for the world

96. Israel’s hi-tech agricultural research: An exemplar for the world

As Israel considered undertaking agriculture, it had to give a thought to overcome the numerous challenges it faced. As a result, it made the Israeli agricultural research holistic. Based entirely on agricultural research and despite completely adverse conditions for agriculture, today, Israel is largely self-sufficient with respect to it. Moreover, Israel has not limited the […]

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Aniruddha’s Academy of Disaster Management – Rescue and Relief Seva performed during Sangli-Kolhapur deluge

Aniruddha’s Academy of Disaster Management – Rescue and Relief Seva performed during Sangli-Kolhapur deluge

More than 4 lakh people have been moved to safety by Saturday in Kolhapur and Sangli districts of Western Maharashtra as they faced unprecedented deluge. The districts of Satara, Pune and Solapur are also hit with the flood in addition to these two districts. 769 villages in the 69 talukas spread across these five districts have […]

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95. Israeli Agricultural Research

95. Israeli Agricultural Research

Analysts fear that at the current growth rate, the world population will cross the mark of 10 billion in just a few years from now. Obviously, the availability of the resources necessary to sustain the population will gradually go on diminishing. At the same time, extravagant and improvident use of resources, wastage due to carelessness […]

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94. Desert Farming in Israel

94. Desert Farming in Israel

The name Arieh Sharon naturally appears before us when we talk about the ‘Development Towns’ in Israel. Likewise, when the subject is the ‘development achieved in the Negev Desert’, the name ‘Menachem Perlmutter’ is not to be missed. Born in 1928 in Czechoslovakia, the name ‘Menachem Perlmutter’ inspires respect as the ‘Architect of the Negev […]

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93. A journey from being an underdeveloped country to a developed nation – Land and Agriculture

93. A journey from being an underdeveloped country to a developed nation – Land and Agriculture

One particular memory of David Ben-Gurion is quite famous. As per the ‘master plan’ developed by the team of Architect Arieh Sharon, the development towns were under-construction all across Israel. Similar plans for the region of Negev were also on the anvil. The Negev Desert covers more than half of Israel and thus it was […]

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92. The Development Towns

92. The Development Towns

Israeli architect Arieh Sharon added about 180 experts from the various fields like town planning, housing construction, architecture, finance, etc. to his team and with their assistance designed the ‘National Outline Plan’. It proved to be the ‘master plan’ for infrastructure development in Israel. The master plan primarily aimed at – reducing the clogging of […]

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90. The Reparations

90. The Reparations

The ‘Austerity measures’ did not prove viable beyond a certain limit. On the one hand, the Jewish diaspora continued to remit aid to Israel, but on the other, the hordes of Jewish immigrants continued to reach Israel ceaselessly. With the kind of news coming in from Germany, an alternate plan had been on Prime Minister […]

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88. 1949 Armistice Agreements; the beginning of the journey of independent Israel

88. 1949 Armistice Agreements; the beginning of the journey of independent Israel

Israel won the 1948 Arab-Israeli War. In spite of the inadequate number of troops and very limited firepower, Israel had won the conflict by overcoming numerous challenges with sheer perseverance in a battle heavily skewed in favour of the well-armed militaries of the five Arab nations which had invaded Israel from all the four sides. […]

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