Launching the 12th Arava Seminar for Sustainable Development

Launching the 12th Arava Seminar for Sustainable Development

Feb 15, 2023

The result of a collaboration between Tel Aviv University – the Boris Mints Institute for Strategic Policy Solutions to Global Challenges, the School of Social and Policy Studies, the Department of

Public Policy, Afeka College of Engineering, and the Eilat-Eilot Renewable Energy Company, located in southern Arava. Eilat-Eilot has been working for a decade for regional economic-technological-socio-development based on the most significant geographical resource – The sun. This resource is the heart of all the organization’s activities: generating solar-free electricity for 100,000 people, promoting technological innovation and cleantech, regulation and

policy advancement, international conferences, a training center, and more.


This year’s research topics will be:

  • Smart and precise agriculture
  • Locating water leaks after the water distribution in the piping systems
  • Enhancing farmer-owned small-scale solar power generation in India
  • A combination of sustainability, community, and education
  • Remote monitoring for small farmers using apps
  • Examination and development of an education program and a financial model adapted to

the beneficiaries of the agricultural program

  • Protein production from garbage by the black fly
  • Hydroponic farming