How to Grow a Cucumber (and How It Is Connected to the Railway)

Eshet, Gidion
September 2007
Palestine-Israel Journal of Politics, Economics & Culture;2007, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p47
Academic Journal
The author discusses the rebuilding of the Palestinian economy, which should focus on immediate gainful employment, especially in export business using existing infrastructure both in Palestine and Israel. It is said that, since infrastructure is a public service good, it is therefore a more plausible target. An overview of the vital areas,that focuses on projects that have the greatest impact on society at large and the most potential for cooperation between Palestine and Israel, including educations and health, water and sewage, and land transportation, is offered


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