• Nature Knows No Borders
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    building trust and acting together
    Israelis, Palestinians, Jordanians, and students from around the globe emerge as friends and colleagues.

Arava Institute Research & Development Centers

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    Renewable Energy & Energy Conservation

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    Transboundary water management

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    Sustainable Agriculture

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The Arava Institute is a leading environmental and academic institution in the Middle East, working to advance cross-border environmental cooperation in the face of political conflict.

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Successful, ground breaking conference

Our first annual conference Building Cross-Border Environmental Agreements Between Israel, Jordan, and Palestine was held September 7-8 and brought together over 50 participants who formed working groups, and plan to take action in the coming year on critical environmental needs across the region.

More about the conference  
Video: President Rivlin's opening blessings  
summary and review slideshow

New Release

Take a 4 Minute Trip to the Arava Institute

We are proud to launch our brand new video highlighting the work and impact of the Arava Institute. Our mission of environmental cooperation in the face of political conflict is an integral step in building trust in the Middle East.

Click here to watch and learn more about the Arava Institute!


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Student Brochure


The 2016-2017 Student Brochure is now available!

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