Scientific Committee Teams

The Scientific Committee of the Model Farm for Sustainable Agriculture is chaired by Dr. Yael Laor and consists of 10 teams.
Altogether, the teams consist of approximately 50 members, most of them researchers from the three campuses of the Agricultural Research Organization (the central campus at the Volcani Center, the northern campus at Newe Ya’ar,  and the southern campus at Gilat), and others from the Ministry of Agriculture (Soil Erosion Research Station and the Agroecology Division), Local Research & Development Councils from around the country, colleges, research institutes and universities including the Northern  Agriculture Research & Development, MIGAL – Galilee Research Institute, Tel Hai College, Tel Aviv University and the Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment Robert H. Smith.
Each team focuses on particular subject areas at the Model Farm, with one of the major challenges of the project being the integration of scientific approaches and activities among the various teams.

Research Team Designations