Framework Governing Extractive Industries in Iraq

By Ahmed Mousa Jiyad.

Legal and Institutional Framework Governing the Extractive Industry Sector in Iraq

This is Part One of a research work commissioned by the Natural Resource Governance Institute-NRGI (USA) as part of the preparation for NRGI’s strategic plan for interlinked and complementary interventions in Iraq during the upcoming three years.

The Executive Summary of the study was posted on this IBN website and is accessible through the following link:

The remaining three parts will be posted on this website at two weeks intervals.

The purpose of this part of the study is to:

  • Review policies and laws that govern the extractive sector, their coherences and overlaps;
  • Review the roles of institutions that implement the laws governing extractive sector, their consistencies and overlaps.

Please click below to read Ahmed Mousa Jiyad’s report:

By Ahmed Mousa Jiyad. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News.

Mr Jiyad is an independent development consultant, scholar and Associate with Centre for Global Energy Studies (CGES), London. He was formerly a senior economist with the Iraq National Oil Company and Iraq’s Ministry of Oil, Chief Expert for the Council of Ministers, Director at the Ministry of Trade, and International Specialist with UN organizations in Uganda, Sudan and Jordan. He is now based in Norway (Email: [email protected], Skype ID: Ahmed Mousa Jiyad).


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