BGU researchers have developed an algorithm that predicts the best places to install solar panels on urban rooftops with 97% accuracy.
Nahed Ashqar-Shrary a Ph.D. Candidate at The Albert Katz International School for Desert Studies (AKIS), The Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research at Sede Boqer, supervised by Dr. Sarab Abu-Rabia-Queder won the Dan David Prize 2020
Researchers from the Zuckerberg Institute for Water Research are taking part in the fight against COVID-19 pandemic by tracking down coronavirus in sewage and purified wastewater.
From the Desert for the World
The Albert Katz International School for Desert Studies
BIDR researchers and students investigate ways to meet global challenges related to food security, water scarcity and clean energy.
Our mission is to combat desertification and facing global challenges by bringing together water, food, energy, and environmental research.
Albert Katz International School for Desert Studies: 250 students from 20 countries, 700 alumni from 45 countries.
By 2050, there will be 9 billion people in the world. The farmland needed to feed them lies in arid and semi-arid regions.
41% of Earth’s landmass is Drylands, and is home to more than 2 billion people.
Water is one of the earth’s most crucial resources, but it is finite.