Research and Development Collaborations across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Regions
Hosting the panel would be Shirly Shahar, VP Innovation of Dana-Global; a desert-tech investment platform for women-led startups from the MENA region.
Participants to include:
Dr. Farid Lekjaa, Horticultural Complex-IAV, Director – Agadir, Morocco.
Dr. Abdelghani Chehbouni, Mohammed VI Polytechnic University, Morocco
Prof. Noam Weisbrod, The Jacob Blaustein Institutes For Desert Research, Director
Eran Doron, Mayor, Ramat HaNegev
Andrea Carignani di Novoli, Minister Counsellor – Head of Research & Innovation Section at the EU Delegation to Israel
The event will be held as part of a continuum of The Science & Diplomacy MENA Regional Roundtables project “Food security in the face of desertification”. A project led by the EU office in Israel in cooperation with the Peres Center for Peace and Innovation
NOTE: This session will be held at the Research and Development Center (MOP).