Israel’s fascinating story of a small country, challenged in many files, that built itself up from scratch to become a stable democracy with a vibrant and strong economy. Since it regained independence in 1948, Israel’s population multiplied itself more than 13 times from 600,000 to 8 million presently. Lacking any natural and financial resources, Israel spent much of its early years as a developing nation facing challenges in water management, food, desertification, early childhood education and immigrant absorption.
By harnessing the power of innovation, science and education Israel extremely increased the wellbeing of its people. Joining OECD in May 2010, Israel took its place alongside other highly advanced economies.
As part of global efforts for achieving food security and decreasing gaps in health, education, gender equality and economy Israel is willing to share its expertise and innovative technologies with partnering countries.