Objective: To promote profitable vegetable production in the Southern Arava.
- Trials to find new, improved varieties compatible to the conditions in the Southern Arava.
- Increased profitability as a result of improved overall yields, increased export market production, and improved and higher quality produce.
- Solutions to agro-technical dilemmas (production methods, irrigation scheduling, disease and insect management, postharvest techniques).
- Introduction of new crops.