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Global training in agriculture

The Arava International Center of Agricultural Training (AICAT) trains 1,200 students from South East Asia and Africa every year. They include from Vietnam, Nepal, Cambodia, Fiji, Vanuatu, Myanmar, East-Timor, Cape Verde, Laos, Thailand and even Muslim Indonesia and Gambia. https://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/295331 … Continue reading

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California girl’s funds for agriculture school

13-year-old Shira Futornick of Palo Alto, California raised $50,000 for Israel’s Arava International Center for Agriculture Training (AICAT). It was a part of her bat mitzvah tzedakah project. Shira had seen AICAT during her older sister’s bat mitzva tzedakah program … Continue reading

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Kenyans praise Arava agriculture center

I reported previously (30th Apr) about Israel’s Arava International Center for Agriculture Training (AICAT) which has trained more than 16,000 students from Africa and Asia. Here three Kenyan graduates of AICAT describe how the center has changed their lives. https://www.the-star.co.ke/news/2017/09/04/canaan-is-a-desert-but-full-of-milk-fresh-food-kenyan-students-share_c1628191

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Israel helps overseas students reap what they sow

I reported previously (see here) on the many thousands of international students who have be helped by Israel’s Arava International Center for Agricultural Training.  This report focuses on 340 Kachin Baptist Convention trainee farmers from Myanmar. https://www.timesofisrael.com/israeli-agriculture-courses-help-developing-world-students-reap-what-they-sow/

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16,000 agricultural ambassadors

Israel’s JNF-supported Arava International Center for Agriculture Training (AICAT) has trained more than 16,000 students from Africa and Asia since it was established in 1994. Seeing the Israeli desert bloom inspires them when they return to their home countries. http://www.jpost.com/Not-Just-News/The-best-ambassadors-of-Israel-youll-ever-find-488551

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Israel’s desert is a teaching experience

The Arava International Center for Agricultural Training (AICAT) hosts over 1,000 students every year from across Asia and Africa at its 10-month agriculture work-study program.  In 2014, AICAT introduced an 18-month-long international master’s degree in plant sciences. http://www.israel21c.org/turning-israels-desert-into-a-teaching-experience-2/

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