Country infoIsrael

Population: 7.9 million (2012)
Per Capita Income: USD 28,930/year (2011)
Poverty rate*: N/A
Literacy rate: 92 % (1983)
Human Development Index: 16th out of 187 countries (2012)


Israel belongs to the “very high human development” . Between 1980 and 2012, Israel’s Gross National Income per capita increased by approximately 81%.

Sources: indexmundi, UNDP, UNICEF, World Bank
*The percentage of the population living below the national poverty line.


Archived project
Birds of peace
University of Lausanne


The innovative project aimed to improve food security and protect the environment by increasing crop yields through the use of barn owls, instead of pesticides, as pest control agents against rodents.



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