Uri Ben Israel

CEO

Uri Ben Israel is a senior fish farming consultant and is widely recognized as a leading consultant in the fish farming business. He now has over thirty five years of experience in fish farming and has worked on many projects worldwide. He has extensive experience in developing commercial production methods for the intensive and semi-intensive culture of fish farming in the tropics. His practice includes consultation in farm design, technological innovation, production methods, disease control, training and processing- plant design. In addition he has extensive experience in operations and general project- management issues.

Mr. Ben-Israel got his start, working for 16 years on the Bet-Alfa (Israel) Fishing Industries farm, working his way to management. In the interim he graduated from the Ruppin Institute (Business Administration), went on to earn diplomas in Aquaculture (Academic course sponsored by the Ministry of Agriculture, Israel.), completed a course in Fish Disease (Nir David National Laboratory for Fish Disease, Israel) and obtained a diploma in International Marketing from the Israel Export Institute.

Mr. Ben Israel is an expert in fish marketing and served as the marketing manager of  “Dag She’an” a leading fish processor in Israel today’s name “Delidag”). Mr. Ben Israel has managed, consulted and overseen many fish farming initiatives for over thirty-five years in Israel, Jamaica, Nigeria,Ghana, Togo, Colombia, Brazil, Ecuador.
Mr. Ben Israel planned and constructed a red Tilapia fish farm in Jamaica – called “AQUALAPIA”.
The annual production of the farm was 4,000 tons of fish. Later on, Mr. Ben Israel managed the farm for three years.

In the past 15 years, Mr.Ben Israel is involved in fish- farming (Tilapia and Catfish) in Africa, especially in West Africa.

Uri Ben Israel is a senior fish farming consultant and is widely recognized as a leading consultant in the fish farming business. He now has over thirty five years of experience in fish farming and has worked on many projects worldwide. He has extensive experience in developing commercial production methods for the intensive and semi-intensive culture of fish farming in the tropics. His practice includes consultation in farm design, technological innovation, production methods, disease control, training and processing- plant design. In addition he has extensive experience in operations and general project- management issues.
Mr. Ben-Israel got his start, working for 16 years on the Bet-Alfa (Israel) Fishing Industries farm, working his way to management. In the interim he graduated from the Ruppin Institute (Business Administration), went on to earn diplomas in Aquaculture (Academic course sponsored by the Ministry of Agriculture, Israel.), completed a course in Fish Disease (Nir David National Laboratory for Fish Disease, Israel) and obtained a diploma in International Marketing from the Israel Export Institute.

Mr. Ben Israel is an expert in fish marketing and served as the marketing manager of  “Dag She’an” a leading fish processor in Israel today’s name “Delidag”). Mr. Ben Israel has managed, consulted and overseen many fish farming initiatives for over thirty-five years in Israel, Jamaica, Nigeria,Ghana, Togo, Colombia, Brazil, Ecuador.
Mr. Ben Israel planned and constructed a red Tilapia fish farm in Jamaica – called “AQUALAPIA”.
The annual production of the farm was 4,000 tons of fish. Later on, Mr. Ben Israel managed the farm for three years.

In the past 15 years, Mr.Ben Israel is involved in fish- farming (Tilapia and Catfish) in Africa, especially in West Africa.

 

Mr. Ronen Sander M.Sc.

Operations  Director & Market Research

Mr. Sander holds an M.Sc. in Agricultural Economics from the University of Aberdeen, Scotland.
The subject of Mr. Sander M.Sc. project, “Optimal Allocation of Limited Water Resources between Fish Farming and the Cotton Crop in Kibbutz Nir David” analyzed the marginal diminishing return of the limited resource, water.

Mr. Sander undergraduate degree, “Agricultural Practical Engineering”, is from Rupin College, Israel, with a major in Field and Orchard Crops.

For more than five years, Mr. Sander was managing director of an international multi-million dollar R&D initiative, a joint venture with Merck KGaA, Germany and scientific cooperation with the Volcani Agricultural Research Center, Israel.

Mr. Sander has specialized in emerging markets, focusing on agricultural project analysis, feasibility studies and business planning. He directed the evaluation and design of Aquaculture initiatives in Ethiopia, Nigeria, Ghana, Eastern Europe and Israel.

Contact:

Phone: 972-52-5554731

 

Mr. Shaul Oren

Civil  Engineer

Mr. Oren is an experienced in hydraulic engineering – General planning and detailed design.

Mr. Oren was operating and managing his own irrigation design and installation company, in California, USA.

Mr. Oren Graduated With Honors his Master’s Degree, Civil Engineering – Hydrodinamics and Water Resources , from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology

He workes in different areas of hydraulic engineering – mostly involving brackish water reverse osmosis (BWRO) desalination, aquaculture and fish raising projects, water supply systems, agricultural systems, pumping systems etc. For several years Mr Oren  worked mostly for Mekorot (the Israeli National Water Company).

currently he is run his own business designing hydraulic and civil engineering projects, which includes:

  • Aquaculture and fish raising farms
  • Brackish water (BWRO) desalination and water supply systems
  • Agricultural irrigation systems
  • Pumping, Borehole, Wells, pipelines, etc.

 

Dr. Mrs. Shula Nitzan

Health management  & Water quality

Dr. Nitzan granted her Ph. D. in Agriculture/Immunology from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem,  Israel. Her M. Sc. Degree (from the same institute) focused on Limnology and Oceanography/Ecological Marine Microbiology. Dr. Nitzan served for 25 years at the “Central Fish Health Laboratory” in Kibbutz Nir-David – A regional research laboratory of the Fisheries Department, the Ministry of Agriculture, Israel.

She is an official member of the European Association of Fish Pathologists and was consulting for the Aquaculture industries in Israel, African countries, South-America and Europe.