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Duhok launches Provincial Development Strategy

The Governorate of Duhok launched its Provincial Development Strategy 2016-2018 in a ceremony organized in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the European Union (EU), and NOREL non-governmental organization. Conceptualized with the support of UNDP’s EU funded Local Area Development Programme (LADP), the Strategy seeks progress in six areas: Multi-sector economy, geographical location, […]

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WesternZagros gets Approval for Garmian Field Development

WesternZagros Receives Approval for Garmian Field Development Plan and Submits Kurdamir Field Development Plan WesternZagros Resources has announced the approval of the Garmian Block Field Development Plan (“FDP”) from the Kurdistan Regional Government (“KRG”) and the submission of the Kurdamir Block FDP. Garmian Block Field Development Plan Approval WesternZagros and its co-venturer, Gazprom Neft Middle […]

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Community Development Centre and Park opened in Erbil

To mark the closure of a comprehensive informal settlement upgrading intervention in Erbil, a community development centre and a neighbourhood park were opened today in Kurani Ainkawa. The Improving Housing Delivery System in Erbil – Upgrading of Kurani Ainkawa Informal Settlement project is funded by the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), and implemented by the United […]

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Oil Companies Warn of Development Delays

By John Lee. A senior Iraqi oil official has told Reuters that international oil companies (IOCs) have warned of delays to projects to increase its crude oil output if the Iraqi government insists on drastic spending cuts this year. Investments by IOCs are repaid with crude oil, which has become a problem since oil prices […]

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Erbil launches Provincial Development Strategy

Erbil marks the launch of its Provincial Development Strategy 2016-2018 with a breathtaking audiovisual performance at the historic Citadel At an official ceremony at Erbil’s historic Citadel, the Governorate of Erbil launched its Provincial Development Strategy. The ceremony was presided over by H.E. Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Regional Government, Mr. Nechirvan Barzani, and attended […]

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Shewashan-2 Development Well Spudded

Range Energy Resources Inc has announced that Gas Plus Khalakan (GPK), the sole contractor of the Khalakan Block in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, issued a press release stating that it has spudded the Shewashan-2 development well on 1st October 2015 under Phase 1 of the approved Field Development Plan (FDP) for the Shewashan oil […]

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Women in Iraq (UNFPA)

$2.5m for Economic Development of Rural Women

State Minister for Women Affairs Ms. Baiyan Nouri and UN Women Representative Dr. Syed Sadiq in partnership with FAO, UNFPA and UNESCO today signed a Joint Project on “Socio-Economic Development of Rural Women”. The joint project aims at strengthening and enhancing the socio-economic status of rural women and young girls in selected governorates in Iraq. […]

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KRG and Turkey Discuss Latest Developments

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday received in Ankara Kurdistan Regional Government Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani and his delegation. The two sides discussed the latest developments in the region, the war against the Islamic State terrorist organisation, ISIS and the role of Kurdistan Peshmerga Forces. They also discussed the agreement reached last December between […]

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UNDP Supports Govt Development Prog

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Secretariat of the Council of Ministers today signed in Baghdad an agreement reaffirming the commitment of the UN Development agency to support the Iraqi government in its efforts to achieve its 4-year development programme. The General Framework for the Government Development Programme 2014-2018 defines strategic priorities for […]

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$7.8bn ‘Petrodollars’ Allocated for Development

By John Lee. The Iraqi cabinet has allocated $7.8 billion for development projects in oil-producing provinces, according to Al-Shorfa. The Minister of Planning Ali al-Shukri (pictured) said. “The amounts are allocated for various economic, social, and service development projects in the housing, education and energy sectors, and for environmental protection projects, treatment of environmental effects […]

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