We invite agricultural college students from developing countries all over the world to Israel for a one year internship, an experience of a lifetime. Our program involves learning by doing, acquiring practical hands on experience alongside theoretical studies, using the most cutting edge agricultural technologies available in a wide variety of fields.
Dennis Komakech graduated last September from Agrostudies and he has been busy fulfilling his dreams with hard work and ingenuity ever since. After seeing farmers in Israel grow crops in deserts that receive next to no rain at all he decided to act. He purchased a pump and a single sprinkler.
One of the students’ favorite courses is a 3 day course in goat farming during which they learn a lot about small ruminant farming.
The course is divided into three days, during which they acquire a wealth of knowledge and many creative ideas that they can implement later on in their home countries.
Miftach Projects is owned by Yiftach and Meirav Hesfel. It was established in 2003 by Yiftach who has a background in engineering and began developing net houses, a concept that was new to Israel at the time. Soon it gained popularity as the quality of produce grown in net houses surpassed open field crops and retailers began demanding fruits that were grown in net houses. Miftach are responsible for what can arguably be called a small agricultural revolution in Israel and they continue to develop new net houses for a great variety of crops.
Agrostudies agronomist Shoval Lavi has built an aquaponics system at the Ruppin campus demonstration farm, the larger of the two Agrostudies demonstration farms. The goal is to present to the students an innovative new growing technique for plants that also has much added environmental and ecological value.