Israeli businessman aims to make desert bloom in South Sudan with kibbutz-style farming

27.07.2012                      08.Aw. 5772

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Israeli businessman aims to make desert bloom in South Sudan with kibbutz-style farming

Over the past few months, Miki Mann has been promoting the cooperative farming model that would serve to absorb migrants deported from Israel.

When Israeli businessman Miki Mann offered the brand-new government of South Sudan to build kibbutz-style communities in the new country, it refused. "They told me that in South Sudan there is a value of private ownership of land," he said. But they soon found a compromise….