Israelis go Combat Desertification, Helping African Deserts Bloom


Israeli students went to Africa to apply Israeli advancements in agricultural technology to combat desertification toward a solution for global hunger.

By Princella D. Smith


Despite Israel’s semiarid climate, Israel’s agricultural industry has advanced enough to prevent its desertification, which is defined as the process by which fertile land becomes desert, typically as a result of drought, deforestation, or inappropriate agriculture.