Agriculture has a strong significance for Palestinian identity due to its affiliation to land, cultural heritage and social life. Farming families have been a part of Palestinian life for thousands of years. They not only provide communities with food and jobs, they are a source of pride and self-sufficiency. In order to support this sector Core is engaged in developing and promoting ecological and organic farming in Palestine.Through our strong partnerships with local and international organizations, we have introduced many training programs and workshops that support our main projects, and provide farmers with valuable experience in organic farming practices.
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Olive Pruning workshop
Theoretical and practical training on olive pruning.
20th- 25th Feb 2016
1. Field visits to some olive farms to learn about Palestinian agriculture practices.
2. Theoretical lecture about olive pruning.
3. Practical training on annual olive pruning
4. Lecture on olive pests and diseases in relation to pruning.