The "Moshe Mirilashvili Center for Food Security in Desert"  supports researchers dedicated to food and water security in drylands with a yearly budget. 

Call for Proposal Food Security MERIT Award 2022.pdf

Food Security MERIT Award 2022 Receipts 

Researcher NameResearcher Name​​Research Title
Mohammad BashoutiMoshe HerzbergHeavy metals: Rapid monitoring in water and sediments
Aaron FaitTarin Paz-KaganInnovative non-intrusive monitoring tool for EArly spotting of metabolic SYndrome in crops "EASY-Grape"
Nina KamennayaMake phosphate available to plants to improve crop
Dilia KoolNurit AgamAtmospheric water harvesting – opportunities in deserts
Avi NivNaftali LazarovitchTRANSIENT: opTimal indooR fArmiNg uSing guIdEd suNlighT