16 Feb 2022
The Kick-off Meeting of the “Establishment of a Functional Animal Identification and Registration (AIR) System in Armenia” Project
On February 16, 2022, the kick-off meeting of the “Establishment of a Functional Animal Identification and Registration (AIR) System in Armenia” Project took place.
The event was attended by Mr. Klaus Kapper, Head of the Austrian Development Agency (ADA) Yerevan Office, Deputy Minister of Economy Mr. Tigran Gabrielyan, representatives of the Food Safety Inspectorate, Center for Agricultural Services, NGOs and other stakeholders.
The 42 months-long project will be implemented in all regions of Armenia by the CARD Foundation with the funding of the Austrian Development Agency to support the more effective implementation of the national program by the RA Ministry of Economy. The goal is to introduce a system of universal identification and registration of cattle in the country, which will significantly improve the level of animal diseases control, prevention of spread, as well as the level of animal origin food safety.