Economy and Development


A costly divide: Economic repercussions of separating Gaza and the West Bank
February 26, 2015. Gisha’s new position paper, “A costly divide”, looks at the economic ramifications of Gaza’s separation from the West Bank, after the blows Gaza’s economy sustained over the summer. (Read More »)

Frequently Asked Questions: New Gaza Construction Material Procedure
October 2014. Last month, Israel announced a new procedure for allowing construction materials into Gaza. Gisha responds. (Read More »)

No construction, no jobs
January, 2014. It’s been three and a half months since the Israeli Ministry of Defense banned the sale of construction materials to the private sector in Gaza. Despite the considerable impact on the lives of Gaza’s residents, it’s unclear how long the ban will continue. (Read More »)

Tunnels and crossings: Movement of goods and people to the Gaza Strip following the events in Egypt
August 28, 2013. In early July, Egypt began restricting the movement of people and goods into and out of the Gaza Strip. At the same time, Israel increased the number of people crossing through Erez and the amount of goods shipped through Kerem Shalom. New infographics by Gisha. (Read More »)

A position paper with infographics by Gisha: The maximum possible
August 5, 2013. Renewed peace talks must address the Gaza Strip’s 1.7 million residents. Promoting access will facilitate normal life and economic development. Gisha offers a practical principle for a new Gaza policy. (Read More »)

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