World leaders learn latest in water, energy, city planning

06.10.2011                      08.Tischrei. 5772

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World leaders learn latest in water, energy, city planning

The tour, which concludes in mid October, includes leaders from gov't branches, universities, development foundations and other types of NGOs.

For Naparla Bhanu Prasad, the president of an NGO in southern India, observing Israeli water distribution techniques and municipal management systems will be among the ideas that he takes back to his own local governments in the state of Andhra Pradesh.
“I came here to learn about different local sustainable development technologies from Israel,” Prasad told The Jerusalem Post on Wednesday. He is one of 30 men and women involved in sustainable development in their home countries who are visiting Israel for a 25-day course sponsored by the Weitz Center for Development Studies and MASHAV – Israel’s Agency for International Development Cooperation at the Foreign Ministry….