The Central Investigation and Enforcement Unit (previously "Flora and Fauna Supervision Unit") operates to fulfill its objective: inspecting the transfer of agricultural produce from Gaza and the Judea and Samaria region into Israel, and preventing entry of prohibited produce, including animals and animal products; implementing the agricultural agreements between Israel and the Palestinian Authority.
The Flora and Fauna Supervision Unit implements and enforces these agreements in border crossings and through patrols, intelligence work, operations, investigations, preparation of legal cases against perpetrators, and building up a deterrence capacity that will help channel the transport of agricultural goods to the official border crossings only.
The Flora and Fauna Supervision unit adjusts its operations to the current reality and conditions along the borderland between Israel and the Palestinian Authority, the security fence, checkpoints, agricultural gates and merchandise crossings.
The Unit’s vision
The Unit implements the agricultural agreements between Israel and the Palestinian Authority and operates to safeguard public health, as well as plant and animal health, and to strengthen Israeli agriculture, in cooperation with the enforcement elements.
The values that guide the Unit’s operations:
- Quality of workers and work
- Ambition and professionalism
- Commitment and responsibility
- Abiding laws and procedures
- Safeguarding human dignity
- Openness, transparence and integrity
- Initiative and innovation
- Team work
The Call Center of the Flora and Fauna Supervision Unit is available for public appeals, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week: