Two groups of Arab farmers left Gaza this week to attend an agricultural
seminar in northern Israel with the goal of improving Gaza’s agricultural
industry. According to the office of the Coordination of Government Activities in the
Territories (COGAT), 60 Gazans participated in the conference
despite calls from the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement calling to boycott Israeli products and
<img alt=”Click photo to download. Caption: Arab farmers from Gaza go Israel to learn how to improve the cultivation of cucurbitacae (cucumbers,
melons, pumpkins, and similar fruit). Credit: Wikimedia Commons.