ULTIMIT has signed an agreement with the FAO Coordination Office for the West Bank and Gaza Strip (WBGS) to maintain and supported the first National Animal Identification System
(NAIS) in Palestine. The FAO WBGS has worked since 2002 on the preparation for, and response to, food and agricultural threats and livelihood emergencies in the WBGS through emergency relief, rehabilitation and revitalization of productive capacity. FAO WBGS is implementing the project: “Support livestock based livelihoods of vulnerable population in the occupied Palestinian territory which is funded by the European Union and was implemented in different governorates of the WBGS.
One of the main activities of the project is establishing the first National Animal Identification System (NAIS), which was developed through a well-recognized international company. The project was implemented in close cooperation with the Ministry of Agriculture (MoA), including its local branches and departments in both West Bank and Gaza Strip, and other public bodies active in the livestock sector.