AGRICULTURE - 25 Minutes
Presents three stories on Israel’ advances in agricultural techniques
and technology, focusing on the country’ contribution toward helping
developing nations improve their ability to feed their populations. Farming
with saline water, developing new crops for desert agriculture, and new
ways of finding water in the desert, as well as preserving the environment
while utilizing its resources, are among the subjects covered.
AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH ORGANIZATION - 19 Minutes
This profile of the Volcani Institute, Israel’ leading agricultural
research agency, documents its advances in farming technology. Non-chemical
preservatives, solar treatment of waste water, and innovative methods
for the genetic engineering of plants are a few of the topics included.
DRIP-DROP - 26 Minutes
Explains how the drip-irrigation system, a revolutionary method, has doubled
productivity of fruits and vegetables in Israel’ varied climates.
Since it simulates the root system only, drip irrigation saves 40% of
water, compared to the sprinkler method. It can use sewage water since
it contains its own built-in purifier. “Drip Drop” is a vivid
account of a system that could provide ecological health and economic
effectiveness throughout the world.
EVERY DROP COUNTS - 16 Minutes
This video presents a brief description of the water problem in Israel,
including the lack of water for developing the country especially in the
Negev. Israel’ advances in water management include finding solutions
like the National Water Carrier and the local all automatic computer controlled