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ISRAEL IN THE WORLD: Changing lives through innovation


Weidenfeld & Nicolson, £20 (£18); 0-297-84409-1

Let the waters flow: an Israeli company called Netafim, based in Tel Aviv, pioneered the concept of drip irrigation, which is now used all around the world. The picture (right) shows their ceremonial laying of drip-irrigation lines at a project in Asia. In little more than a half-century, says the book, the beneficial results of Israel’s creative energy are being felt worldwide, in disciplines that range from technology and medicine to the arts

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