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The West Bank Project- 1994-1997

edited by Peter Hagerty, co-founder of Peace Fleece

Palestinian Staff training farmer dealing with foot disease   Young West Bank shepherd taking sample of milk for diagnosis  

Dr. Nassar Hawanidih with
Kibbutz Naushon Shepherd
Making the morning cheese
Ramallah Office

The last Sheep and Goat Roundtable was held in Ramallah, West Bank and Neve Shalom/Wahat al Salam and Kibbutz Naushon, Israel on July 14-16, 1998. Sheep and goat people from Israel, West Bank, Jordan, France, New Zealand and Argentina discussed problems of disease, food, water and grazing land which the Mid-East region faces. Dr. Etan Rapaport of the Israeli Minsitry of Agriculture and Dr. Nassar al Dein al Hawanidih of the Jordanian Ministry of Agriculture led the discussion on cross-border disease control and cooperation and set the tone for the event. The Roundtable was hosted by the Mid-East Sheep and Goat Project of which Peace Fleece and Land O'Lakes are partners. Saldy the violence in the Occupied Territories during the following months and years forced this unique educational opportunity to end.