1. Drip irrigation
Despite the fact that the Drip Irrigation already existed before, Israeli water engineer Simcha Blass revolutionized it in 1965. He created tubing that slowly released water where it was most effective and in that year, the engineer built a whole new company, Netafim, based on his invention.
Israeli drip irrigation system rapidly spread worldwide. Thanks to the help of MASHAV, this system has been brought to those populations who are in need. MASHAV has helped Kenya, South Africa, Benin, Niger and so many other countries.
Founded in 1965, Netafim is the Israeli company which invented the drip irrigation system. It builds on over 45 years of innovation and field-proven success in agricultural irrigation worldwide. The company reflects the spirit of Expo 2015 Milan because it allows to produce more food with less quantity of water. Netafim was founded in Kibbutz Hatzerim in Israel by Simcha Blass. It has the world’s most efficient drip and micro-irrigation technology.
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