February 2013


Main reports: Extraordinarily heavy rainfall, snow and storms during the beginning of January caused major damage to the Palestinian agricultural sector.

The second ‘Start-up Weekend Nablus’ took place during 24-26 January.

Increased foreign assistance and the temporary resumption of tax clearance revenues by Israel are expected to alleviate the PA’s financial crisis.

The World Bank recently issued the final draft of the Red Sea – Dead Sea Conveyance feasibility study.