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Global challenges, Israeli solutions: the state of the art in Israeli sustainability studies and agricultural sciences

DATE & TIME
Sunday, September 19, 2021
12 p.m. – 1 p.m.

Registration is closed

SPEAKER(S)

Professor Colin Price, Dr. Ram Fishman

COST

This event is free

WHERE

Online

Please join the Azrieli Institute of Israel Studies on Sunday, September 19, 2021 at 12:00PM EST / 7:00PM ILT, for an interactive webinar, organized in collaboration with the Canadian Friends of Tel Aviv University on ,Global challenges, Israeli solutions: the state of the art in Israeli sustainability studies and agricultural sciences with Tel Aviv University researchers, Professor Colin Price and Dr. Ram Fishman.

About the speakers

Professor Colin Price is Head of the Department of Environmental Studies at Tel Aviv University. He is a world known atmospheric physicist, specializing in the Earth’s weather and climate, with a focus on thunderstorms, climate change and natural hazards. Price is also the head of TAU’s Nano-satellite Center and was recently appointed head of the University’s new Climate Action Change Center, inaugurated in June 2021.

Dr. Ram Fishman's research is concerned with the broad issues of sustainable development, with particular emphasis on water scarcity and climate change in developing countries, global food security and sustainable agriculture. His research has a strong empirical field component, and is taking place in multiple locations in Africa and South Asia. He also directs the Nitsan Lab, which helps Israeli technologies in precision agriculture and water treatments to be technically and economically adapted to the requirements of low-income populations in developing countries.

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