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2018

New strawberry season, old problems New strawberry season, old problems
December 9, 2018. It is strawberry season again in Gaza. According to the Gaza Ministry of Agriculture, land use for strawberry cultivation increased by more than 20% this year. While COGAT boasts of the strawberry market in Gaza in its posts online, it fails to respond to the legitimate needs of growers and suppliers. Read More »

Israel must take action to remove restrictions on access to and from Gaza
November 14, 2018. According to media reports, the ceasefire agreement reached yesterday between Israel and the de facto Hamas authorities in the Strip is essentially a return to the agreement reached in late 2014. In the four-plus years since the ceasefire was reached, there has been a gaping chasm between Israel’s official rhetoric and its actions on the ground in Gaza. Read More »

Gisha ahead of the AHLC meeting in NYC: Economic recovery in Gaza will only be possible when Israel lifts restrictions on movement of people and goods Gisha ahead of the AHLC meeting in NYC: Economic recovery in Gaza will only be possible when Israel lifts restrictions on movement of people and goods
September 26, 2018. The Ad Hoc Liaison Committee (AHLC) will hold its semi-annual meeting tomorrow. A World Bank report published ahead of the meeting expresses concern over the potentially imminent collapse of Gaza’s economy. A fundamental prerequisite for jump-starting Gaza’s economy is, first and foremost, the lifting of blanket restrictions Israel places on the movement of people and goods to and from Gaza Read More »

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