The COMMUNICATION FROM the
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Ministry of Foreign Affairs communicates the 12 October. January 1996
Prague signed the agreement on cooperation in agriculture between the Government of the United
the Republic and the Government of the State of Israel.
The agreement on the basis of its article 6, entered into force on 29 April 2006. April
The Czech version of the agreement shall be published at the same time.
on cooperation in agriculture between the Government of the United Kingdom and the Government of the State of
In order to encourage and ensure effective cooperation in agriculture
concluding, the Government of the Czech Republic and the Government of the State of Israel, hereinafter referred to as "the Contracting
the parties ", the following agreement:
Cooperation in agricultural research
The Contracting Parties agree to cooperate in different areas
agricultural research, taking in account the needs of both States.
The cooperation will cover the following areas: the protection provided for
soil fertility, protection of water resources from znečistěním, protection
plant including integrated biological protection, nutrition and fertilization,
technology of greenhouse farms, fruit and vegetable care after
the harvest and exchange of genetic materials, fruit crops and vines.
Cooperation in the field of veterinary medicine will include the following
area: prevention, diagnosis and treatment of various diseases of animals, development of
new biological resources, cooperation in the field of Immunology,
hygiene and quality of the food of animal origin.
Issues related to land and water
The Contracting Parties agree to cooperate in the abovementioned areas, with
emphasis on the following main topics: water resources management,
groundwater protection, ways of recycling water for the needs of agriculture,
the development of irrigation and drainage systems.
Education in the field of agriculture
The Contracting Parties agree to cooperate in the field of education
Agriculture, including organising lectures and the use of computers for
different areas of agriculture, the participation of students in international courses
in Israel, organized by the Department for international cooperation
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Centre for the development of international
cooperation in agriculture in the Ministry of agriculture. All of the other
points of cooperation, on which both parties agree, will be contained in
plans of cooperation undertaken under this agreement.
The procedure for implementation of the agreement
and framework) for the purpose of implementing this agreement, the joint will be created
the Committee of experts, which will be in collaboration with professional work
groups to develop detailed cooperation plans in the individual
fields of activities contained in this agreement.
(b)) the Joint Committee will meet regularly every two years
Alternately, in Jerusalem and in Prague. Date and place of the first meeting of the
established ministries of Agriculture of both States.
(c)) cooperation plans prepared by the Joint Committee will include
periodic work programmes.
(d) meetings of the Joint Committee) shall examine both sides of the activity in
the previous period and discuss programs for the next period.
(e)) no later than thirty days before the date of the regular meeting
the Joint Committee of the Contracting Parties shall exchange's proposals for cooperation in the
the following period, covering all areas of already agreed and
other areas to be agreed upon.
f) if one of the parties suggests a recurring schedule changes
or sends a larger group, the Joint Committee shall discuss these changes.
g) each Contracting Party shall pay the expenses related to the international
transport of its representatives. Subsistence expenses of visiting representatives will be
pay the host Contracting Party.
h) the agreement is based on reciprocity, and each party will
to study the possibility of obtaining international financial sources for implementation
joint plans for cooperation.
This agreement shall enter into force as from the date of receipt of the later of the diplomatic
the note, which the Contracting Parties through the diplomatic channel written
in the form of reports that meet their national legislation for
entry into force of the agreement.
Agreement shall be concluded for five years from the date of entry into force. In the case that
None of the Contracting Parties denounces it in writing through the diplomatic channel Agreement
no later than six months before the expiry of its validity, the agreement will
automatically extended for a further five-year period.
Done at Prague on 12. January 1996, which corresponds to the day of 20. the month of tevet in the year
5756 the Hebrew calendar, in two original copies, in the
Czech, Hebrew and English, while all three texts are
verified. In the case of a difference in interpretation is crucial to English
the text of the.
For the Government of the United States:
Ing. Josef Lux, in r.
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of agriculture
For the Government of the State of Israel:
Yaacov Tsur in r.
Minister of agriculture