Deadline: 2 January 2015
MASHAV, The Israel’s Agency for International Development Cooperation, and CINADCO, The Center for International Agricultural Development Cooperation, in cooperation with the ARO, The Agricultural Research Organization invites professionals to participate in the course on, “Postharvest Physiology, Pathology and Handling of Fresh Commodities” at CINADCO’s Training Centre, Volcani Agricultural Complex, Israel from 9 February to 15 March 2015.
It aims to understand the Physiological, pathological & environmental factors involved in the deterioration of fresh agricultural produce. MASHAV supports scholarships covering tuition fees, full board accommodation, basic medical insurance and transportation to and from the airport.
Research and extension workers, quality control personnel in the produce industry, and business, government or academic professionals interested in current advances in the postharvest technology of fruits, vegetables & horticultural crops are welcome to apply in this course.
- Course participants must have a relevant academic degree.
- Three (3) years of practical work experience in agricultural research.
- A very good command of the English language is essential.
- Application forms and other information may be obtained at the nearest Israeli mission and at Israel’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs website.
- Completed application forms, including the medical form should be sent to the Israeli mission in your area and also faxed or e-mailed to CINADCO Training Center in Israel.
For more information, please visit: Postharvest Physiology, Pathology and Handling of Fresh Commodities.