From the Desert for the World
The Albert Katz International School for Desert Studies
BIDR NEWS SPRING 2022
During the recent 53rd Meeting of the Board of Governors of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, numerous important and exciting events were held at the Sde Boker Campus
The Worms family of France was pleased to present the inaugural Worms Prize in memory of Gérard Worms, former Director of the French Associates of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU
Professor Aaron Fait from the BIDR was selected as one of 48 Israelis who are making a lasting impact on Israel and the world.
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.