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Maj.-Gen. Kamil Abu Rukun, the head of COGAT, explained that Israel could not allow unilateral boycotts that damage the economies of both sides.
Official sources say that discussions are continuing, but in the meantime the lease in Tzofar has been extended for an additional agricultural season, meaning about half a year.
“Israel will not allow boycotts of any kind against Israeli produce,” the Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories, Maj.-Gen. Kamil Abu Rukun announced on Saturday.
According to projections by the ministry’s experts, the medical cannabis market for Israeli exports will amount to roughly NIS 1-4 billion a year.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
According to the Israeli Honey Council, about 500 apiarists produce honey from some 100,000 beehives situated throughout the country.
By BATSHEVA POMERANTZ
The Health Ministry said that salmonella is a common bacteria which Israel makes efforts to minimize.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Of 155 countries listed in the 2017 World Happiness Report, published by the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network, Israel ranked 11th overall.
By PAUL ALSTER
The StayTru Eco Farm project is creating a prototype for sustainable communities.
By ARIEL DOMINIQUE HENDELMAN
The land is predicted to grow enough produce to feed about 2,700 people daily.
By SARAH LEVI
On Tuesday, MK Haim Jelin (Yesh Atid) hosted an event at the Knesset along with eight agricultural organizations to celebrate youth in farming and discuss the issues in Israeli agriculture today.
By BENJAMIN DUKAS
Under pressure, the Agriculture Ministry has postponed plans to shoot feral dogs that have been roaming the streets of Israeli town.
By SHARON UDASIN
While wild fisheries have been declining for the last 20 years, aquaculture has become the world’s fastest-growing food-producing sector.
Poor conditions lead to health risks, say Israeli authorities. Animal rights activists clamor for livestock to get humane treatment.
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