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Israel’s Blooming Desert

Source: The Economist

Despite having a small agricultural sector compared to many other countries, Israel has developed a remarkable strength in agritech.

Israel’s arid climate and the need to be self reliant has created fertile grounds for technological innovation, fueled by the Israeli government’s investment and the highly skilled workforce generated by national service.

It isn’t going unnoticed either, with Startup Nation Central Stating that $171m in equity investment went into Israeli agritech in 2017.

The Economist explores further here