Research - The Key to the Future

We take our forestry work seriously, investigating scientifically how best to plant, care and maintain forests and woodlands. Forestry at KKL-JNF does not stop here: it also includes a variety of other subjects – soil-plant-water relations, people in their environment and how people use forests, just to name a few.

Research and Development Stations

Research and Development Stations

Regional R&D stations are special administrative establishments for agricultural research and development in southern and northern Israel. Their primary aim is to aid agriculture in peripheral regions of the country.

Food Security and Renewable Energy

Food Security and Renewable Energy

KKL-JNF supports numerous renewable energy initiatives in the Arava, as well as the research and development of sustainable agriculture that minimizes the use of water, land and fossil fuels.

International Research Cooperation

International Research Cooperation

KKL-JNF has attained major status in global frameworks. This reputation is based on the understanding that the challenges we face are similar to those tackled by many world nations.

 

Forestry and Ecology Research

Forestry and Ecology Research

KKL-JNF focuses on long-term research in planting and maintaining woodlands; soil-plant-water relations; adapting forestry methods to the effects of climate change; optimal water use; and the relationship between people and their environment, and much more.

Research Institutes and Funds

Research Institutes and Funds

Amongst its various fields of activity, KKL-JNF has two research institutes: The Land Policy and Land Use Research Institute, and the Research Institute for the History of KKL-JNF. It also operates various funds and scholarships.
 
 

Planning for Open Spaces

Planning for Open Spaces

KKL-JNF’s Planning Division provides the basis for the organization’s long-term planning by means of its Development Administration and ongoing activities planning. The Planning Division is staffed by professionals at both the head office and regional levels.