Tikun Olam Ventures – TOV
Tikkun Olam Ventures (TOV) is a new initiative to bring Israeli agricultural technology and training to smallholder farmers across the developing world. With generous support from Seth Merrin and Laura Gurwin Flug/Danielle Flug Capalino, JDC is piloting TOV in vulnerable rural communities in Ethiopia, offering access to loans, business development training, and links to markets in addition to Israeli technologies that have been adapted to local needs.
Within the TOV multi organizational team, CultivAid serve as a technical partner to the planning and implementation of the pilot stage. CultivAid role includes identifying the proper technologies, irrigation system and other agriculture inputs to be supplied for small holder farmers, delivering of equipment from Israel to Ethiopia, conducting training programs for the successful adaptation of technologies, and providing on the ground logistical and professional support.