MASHAV Development News is a blog moderated by the external relations desk of the Israel's National Agency for International Development Cooperation in Jerusalem, Israel.
MASHAV is a division within the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Since its conception in 1958, MASHAV has trained about 250,000 people from 140 countries, in Israel and in developing countries. MASHAV provides training in a variety of areas, including agriculture, public health and medical programs, community development, integrated rural regional development and other areas. MASHAV cooperates with several international organizations and other countries' national aid agencies.
The purpose of MASHAV Development News is to encourage debate and constructive exchange of ideas on subjects related to international development, as well as to publish articles, forums and analysis of latest news on development and foreign aid.