MASHAV Offers International Workshops and Courses for Filipinos

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  • 05 Apr 2017
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Filipino professionals are among the hundreds of scholars participating in international courses in Israel.

An initiative of Israel in the international development cooperation area established by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, MASHAV is an agency that offers international workshops and courses. Founded in 1958, it was created to offer the fruits of Israel’s experience to other nations and to share with the rest of the developing world the know-how and technologies which provided the basis for Israel’s own rapid development.

A Mission Towards Development

MASHAV is the organization that puts into effect the emphasis on International Development Cooperation, which is an important focus of Israel’s foreign policy. Many Filipino professionals have already attended various training courses and workshops in Israel in different fields of study, mostly in agriculture. MASHAV prioritizes the goal of poverty alleviation, provision of food security, empowerment of women and upgrade of basic health and education services. Since its establishment, MASHAV has trained close to 270,000 course participants from approximately 132 countries in Israel and abroad and has developed dozens of demonstration projects worldwide. In the Philippines, it has been more than 3000

The MASHAV Courses

Israeli experts share their know-how to Filipinos.

What started as a modest program focused on basic human capacity building at a time when Israel itself was still very much a developing country, has already blossomed into an extensive program of cooperation throughout the developing world with the aim of ensuring social, economic and environmental sustainable development. The courses offered are for professionals ages 30 -50 years old and with at least 3 years relevant experience on the subject course they are applying for.

The following are the available courses for 2017:
International Course: Education for Technology and the Use of ICT in Education
Training Dates: 15 January to 2 February 2017
Deadline of Application: 20 November 2016

International Training Program: Promoting Sustainable Agriculture and Rural development – Policies, Planning and Innovation
Training Dates: 23 January to 9 February 2017
Deadline of Application: 30 November 2016

International Course: Postharvest Physiology, Pathology and Handling of Fresh Commodity
Training Dates: 5 to 24 February 2017
Deadline of Application: 11 December 2016

International Course: Education for Science and Math – STEM Framework
Training Dates: 12 to 31 March 2017
Deadline of Application: 15 January 2017

International Course: Startup Accelerators in the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem
Training Dates: 18 to 30 June 2017
Deadline of Application: 24 April 2017

International Course: Professional Development for In-Service Teachers
Training Dates: 7 to 26 May 2017
Deadline of Application: 26 March 2017

International Course: Political Economic aspects of Women’s Empowerment
Training Dates: 12 to 29 June 2017
Deadline of Application: 26 March 2017

International Course: Food Security and Grain Storage Technologies and Management
Training Dates: 4 to 22 June 2017
Deadline of Application: 9 April 2017

International Course: Comprehensive Drug Control Strategy – Israel’s Model
Training Dates: 25 June to 14 July 2017
Deadline of Application: 4 May 2017

To learn more about MASHAV courses and how to apply, check out the Embassy of Israel in the Philippines.