Tag Archives | T. Keyzom Ngodup

Iraq’s Trading Patterns: Changing Allegiances

By T. Keyzom Ngodup, co-founder and Executive Director at Ideas sYnergy www.ideas-sYnergy.net, an Iraq based private sector development consulting company. IRAQ INSIGHTS, published by Ideas sYnergy aims to consolidate and build intellectual capital on private sector development, empowering stakeholders to address issues of access and structural reforms on a diverse range of topics impacting inclusive […]

Help MSMEs Rise to the Eco-Challenge

By T. Keyzom Ngodup, co-founder and Executive Director at Ideas sYnergy, an Iraq based private sector development consulting company. I was pleasantly ‘perplexed’ to learn that Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, approved (on February 7, 2011) an agricultural project for developing biofuel from rotting dates. The ‘dates-to-biofuel’ project implemented by an unnamed company based in UAE, […]

Demonstrations and Deadlines in Iraq

Iraq has seen its share of demonstrations over the past week, with number of fatalities reaching into double figures, public offices being burned, and the governors of Basra and Babil being forced to resign; the governor of Ninewa, a brother of the parliamentary Speaker, has rejected calls from Nouri al-Maliki and others to follow suit. […]

MSMEs – A Prerequisite for Inclusive Economic Development

By T. Keyzom Ngodup, co-founder and Executive Director at Ideas sYnergy, an Iraq based private sector development consulting company. Recent demonstrations across the country in Sulimaniya, Kirkuk, Basra, Kut and other provinces are indicative of the growing disenchantment among the youth who are often jobless or underemployed despite Iraq’s tremendous oil and gas resources. According […]