Round table between Israel and the Dominican Republic

Diagnosis and solutions for the water sector in the Dominican Republic

Trujillo: UNT inicia alianza con universidades de Brasil, México, USA e Israel

La Universidad Nacional de Trujillo, bajo la actual gestión del Rector Dr. Carlos Vásquez Boyer, busca expandir mundialmente los conocimientos y la formación profesional de los miembros de su Comunidad Universitaria. Por ello, en menos de tres meses, ha pactado la futura firma de 6 nuevos convenios de intercambio académico y cooperación internacional; lo que beneficiará a estudiantes y docentes de esta casa de estudios. | 10 July 2021 | Read More >

The 6th International Congress of Scholas Chairs culminated with the planting of the traditional olive tree of peace and the plate blessed by Pope Francis

Madrid, 9 July 2021. The 6th International Congress of Scholas Chairs in Madrid ended with the plantation of a symbolic olive tree of peace by the Apostolic Nuncio to Spain, Mgr Bernardito Auza; the President of the San Pablo CEU University, Dr Alfonso Bullón de Mendoza y Gómez de Valugera; the President of the Hispanic-Jewish Foundation, David Hatchwell; the President of the Pontifical Scholas Occurrentes Foundation, José María del Corral; and Cardinal Carlos Osoro, Archbishop of Madrid. | Madrid, 9 July 2021 | Read More >

Solving environmental challenges with technologies and collaborations

Israel experience as a leverage to water environment protection

UTH projects presentation by Dr Diego Chacón

Pontifical Foundation Scholas Occurrentes Declares Focus on Finding together Solutions to Water Challenges

The statement by Scholas Occurrentes' president, José María del Corral, was made during an international meeting of Israeli companies with universities and government officials in Latin America and the Caribbean about the future of water challenges in the region. June 2nd, 2021 - Pontifical organization Scholas Occurrentes, founded by Pope Francis to build the “Culture of Encounter” and active in 190 countries, has launched the “Year of the Water” to be marked by activities and events in all continents to encourage finding solutions to water challenges.

Discuten soluciones para el sector agua de la República Dominicana

El rector de la Universidad Apec, Franklyn Holguín Haché, anunció la creación de la Cátedra UNESCO de Agua en esa casa de estudios, durante el desarrollo de la Mesa de Trabajo “Diagnóstico y soluciones para el sector agua en la República Dominicana”,que encabezó esa academia.

elcaribe | 16 May, 2021 | Read More >

Vatican Calls on Israelis to Help Solve Global Water Challenges

Israel’s extensive knowledge in solving challenging water problems makes local companies highly sought-after

Israel Today | 04 May, 2021 | Read More >

Y.A. Maof (Israel) and Scholas Occurrentes Declare Focus on Finding Solutions to Water Challenges

More than 400 people from 28 countries participated in a unique online event organized by Israeli innovation and project management company Maof, together with the Pontifical organization Scholas Occurrentes and universities from Latin America.

Israël Science Info desk | 04 April, 2021 | Read More >

Algae Cleared From Caribbean Beaches Can Power Hotels -

Israeli businessman and entrepreneur Ygdal Ach was vacationing with his family in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, when he came across a disturbing sight - huge amounts of smelly brown seaweed scattered all over the shoreline, marring what otherwise would be a perfect beach experience. “When we got there, we were all waiting to see the amazing beaches and the clear waters,” he said. “When we woke up the following morning, we suddenly saw that the beach is full of brown seaweed that smells bad, and my youngest daughter wasn’t willing to get in the water. We were all very disappointed with the situation, and I tried to understand what was going on there.” | By Zenger News | 22 March, 2021 | Read More >

The future of water - technological innovation for a sustainable world starts in Mar 22, 2021 06:00 PM Jerusalem

Algae cleared from Caribbean beaches can power hotels

A family vacation ruined by seaweed results in an international project to create electricity from brown algae. Israeli businessman and entrepreneur Ygdal Ach was vacationing with his family in the town of Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic when he came across a disturbing sight - huge amounts of smelly brown seaweed scattered all over the shoreline, marring what otherwise would be a perfect beach experience. | By Naama Barak | 18 March, 2021 | Read More >

Caribbean environmental disaster meets Israeli innovation

A type of algae, Sargassum leads to heartbreak for the many tourists who expect to enjoy white beaches and a clear ocean but instead endure the reek and filth of the decomposing seaweed. The famous beaches of the Caribbean nations, badly struck in recent years due to the Great Atlantic Sargassum Belt, which stretches each summer from the Gulf of Mexico to the West Coast of Africa, will enjoy massive improvement thanks to an Israeli innovation.

The Jerusalem Post | By HAGAY HACOHEN | 03 January, 2021 | Read More >

Take a look at our experts lectures in UTP's webinar | Nov 25'th 2020

UNAPEC, Y.A. Maof Holdings & Management and international advisers will present a solution proposal to the water problem in the DR

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic.- The APEC University (UNAPEC), Y.A. Maof Holdings & Management, (Israeli company), the secretary of the water sector of TheIsraelExport & International CooperationInstitute and international advisers will present a project that seeks a solution to the diversity of problems in the supply and consumption of water throughout the country.

ACENTO.COM.DO | 12 August, 2020 | Read More >

UNAPEC and an Israeli company work to solve the country's landfill problem

APEC University, together with the Israeli company Y.A. Maof Holdings & Management Ltd. with more than 20 years of experience in the development of environmental services projects are working on a unique international project to provide a comprehensive solution to the problem of landfills in the Dominican Republic.

HOY.COM.DO | 09 July, 2020 | Read More >

How do you deal with 9m tonnes of suffocating seaweed?

the Great Atlantic Sargassum Belt, first detected by Nasa observation satellites in 2011 and now known to be the world’s largest bloom of seaweed, stretches for 5,500 miles (8,850km) from the Gulf of Mexico to the western coast of Africa.

The Guardian | 30 June, 2020 | Read More >

Facing A Seaweed ‘Crisis’ On The Beach, Miami-Dade’s Preparing To Haul Away Sea Grass

A cloudless sky greeted Shannon Waddell and friends in Miami Beach for their weekend getaway from Atlanta, and the day might have qualified as postcard perfect if not for the rotting blanket of sea grass blocking their barefoot path to the ocean.

WLRN | 30 July, 2019 | Read More >

Gov’t Eyes Money In The Weed – Seaweed, That Is

The Government is thinking of ways to spin seaweed into cash as a way to tackle the sargassum threat currently plaguing the island’s shores, especially in Portmore, St Thomas and Portland.

The Gleaner | 09 July, 2019 | Read More >