PROGRESS IN GEOGRAPHY ›› 2000, Vol. 19 ›› Issue (4): 374-381.doi: 10.11820/dlkxjz.2000.04.011

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Some Experiences of Desert Development in Israel and Their Inspirations to Ningxia’s Development

SONG Nai ping1, LI Yun sheng2   

  1. 1. Research Center of Economy, Society and Development of Ningxia University, Yinchuan 750021;
    2. Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, CAS, Beijing 100101, China
  • Received:2000-06-01 Revised:2000-09-01 Online:2000-12-25 Published:2000-12-25

Abstract: Being in a badly outside political and sever natural environmental conditions such as suffering a lot of wars and facing population explosion caused by continually emigration and short of water and other natural resources, Israel has a complex man-earth relationship. By hard working and applications of advanced technology for years, Israel has been successful in developing its desert area. The experiences are as following: employing of advanced agricultural techniques such as computerized agriculture, even recently Robert agriculture, water-saving techniques mainly on irrigation methods to rationally use water resource; establishing a modernized marketing agriculture, and setting up a civilized and orderly social organization. Ningxia is similar to Israel in many aspects. From the comparisons being made between Ningxia, China and the State of Israel in this paper, it is of some practical significance for Ningxia to learn from the above experiences in its development.

Key words: Desert development, Inspirati, Israel, Ningxia

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