Forestry and Agriculture on the Desert’s Edge: Israel & Jordan

Explore the forestry and agriculture of Israel and Jordan in a unique trip that introduces you the landscapes, geopolitical reality and must-see sites of both countries, with an eye towards all things fauna. Discover how Israel has become a leader in innovative agricultural technology despite the challenges of war, natural disaster and a desert climate, and meet leading environmentalists, politicians, entrepreneurs and agricultural experts.

Highlight

  • See the rehabilitation efforts in Israel’s northern forests following the devastating effects of the 2010 fire and the 2006 Second Lebanese War
  • Visit BioBee, one of the leading international companies in the field of biologically based pest control and natural pollination
  • Learn about Israeli and Jordanian agricultural development with lectures from Israeli and Jordanian agricultural officials
  • Explore Petra, capital city of the Nabateans and one of the wonders of the ancient world
  • Discover the advanced water technologies that are making the desert bloom at the Ramat Negev Desert Agriculture Research Center
  • Get informed with a Middle East geopolitical briefing by Dr. Dore Gold, Israel’s former ambassador to the UN
  • Tour Kibbutz Ketura to learn about its aquaculuture farm for raising ornamental fish
  • Explore the Jerusalem Forest with Professor Alon Tal, founder of Israel’s leading environmental advocacy organization
  • Visit Evogene, where cutting edge computational genomics technologies are being used to feed a hungry world

The InnovatioNation Difference

  • High level itineraries
  • First-class accommodations
  • Professional logistical services
  • Tour educator from your field
  • Highest safety and security standards



Duration

11 days

Focus

Forestry, Agriculture, Jordan

Ages

Adults

Dates

January 2017
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