Israel is hosting an international conference on how to make deserts bloom. More than 200 delegates from 30 countries flocked to the Negev town of Sde Boker this week for a desertification conference organized by Ben-Gurion University, Israel’s Foreign Ministry and a United Nations committee to combat desertification. .
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