Short Term Courses for Organised Groups


AICAT - Arava International Center for Agriculture Training are pleased to offer tailor-made professional short term course in agriculture, rural development, leadership, management and entrepreneurship.

These professional programs are specially designed to suit each individual groups needs. They can be both here in Israel or the country where the group is based. 

In Israel, courses can be from two days to two weeks and will be based in the Arava.  

For short term courses held outside of Israel, AICAT will provide a delegation composed of expert lecturers and professionals in the field of your choice, to the place of your choice. 

AICAT - Arava International Center for Agriculture Training was established in 1994 with the support of the Israeli government and the local council. The Center trains annually over 1,100 students from academic institutes in 
13 different countries worldwide. AICAT leads the way in modern agricultural training and has over 20,000 alumni worldwide!

Israel stands at the international forefront of advanced agriculture. It’s a world leader in agricultural technologies, agricultural research and development, and desertification – all these despite an average rainfall of less than 1 inch per year.

The Central Arava region, which is located in the south of Israel, is a designated agricultural area. With over 600 farms that grow vegetables and fruits, the majority of which is for export. All use progressive methods based on the most advanced technology and knowledge in the world. Each farm is a competitive production unit, continuously striving to increase output, improve product quality and reach new markets and profits.

The tailor-made courses in Israel include lectures at the new AICAT campus, professional guided tours of farms and entrepreneurship within the Arava, accommodation, catering and transportation. The programs can also be designed to include a variety of relevant field trips throughout Israel. 

Topics of Courses for Organised Groups
Advanced Agriculture Methods
Farm Management
Biological Pesticides and Pollination
Research, Development, and New Product Innovation
Post-Harvest and Marketing Systems
Food Safety and Security
Water Management 
Agribusiness and Entrepreneurship
Organic Farming

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Please note short term course is only for groups and we are unable, at this moment in time, able to organise short term courses for individuals