Israeli irrigation firm Netafim wins int’l water prize

By
September 3, 2013 18:27

 
X

Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user experience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Report and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew - Ivrit
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief

UPGRADE YOUR JPOST EXPERIENCE FOR 5$ PER MONTH Show me later Don't show it again

Netafim, the Israeli pioneer in drip irrigation technology, was awarded the Stockholm Industry Water Award for 2013 on Tuesday. Founded by the Stockholm International Water Institute in 1991, the institute’s water prizes aim to identify companies that have made a significant contribution toward conserving and protecting the world’s depleting water resources.

This year’s award recognizes Netafim for its “remarkable achievements,” such as “helping farmers across the world to ‘grow more with less’” and thereby helping create “a more water and food secure world,” the award committee said.

Founded in 1965, Netafim operates in more than 110 countries all over the world, through 27 subsidiaries and with 16 production plants and more than 3,000 employees, according to the company.

Related Content

Breaking news
August 20, 2018
Greece exits final bailout successfully

By REUTERS