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Displaced Iraqi Youth learn Job Skills

With support from UNDP and Toyota Iraq, displaced Iraqi youth learn job skills and regain hope for a better life More than three million Iraqis are currently displaced as a result of the protracted conflict in Iraq. The experience of displacement has been particularly difficult for young people, whose education and employment opportunities have been […]

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Australian Firm wins work on $80m Basra Project

By John Lee. Iraq’s Ministry of Municipalities and Public Works (MMPW) has reportedly appointed Australia-based Protechnique as the main contractor for the $80-million Basra Water Pumping Station, P2R. According to a report from Construction Week Online, it will provide engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) services for the project’s transmission reservoir and transmission pump station; chlorine building; […]

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Toyota, UNDP Launch Training and Jobs Programme for IDPs

UNDP and Toyota capacitate displaced Iraqis to join the workforce and contribute to rebuilding the business environment The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Toyota Iraq launched a flagship job placement and vocational training programme to provide young, displaced Iraqis with access to sustainable income opportunities. This comes nearly four months after both parties signed […]

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US Company to Supply Land Cruisers to Iraq

By John Lee. Bukkehave Inc. of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, has been awarded a $25,935,000 foreign military sales contract to supply 600 Toyota Land Cruiser 4-door pickup trucks to Iraq. Work will be performed in United Arab Emirates (UAE) with an estimated completion date of Feb. 28, 2017. (Source: US Dept of Defense)

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Bukkahave to supply Land Cruisers to Iraq

By John Lee. Bukkehave Inc. of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, has been awarded a $13,489,972 contract to supply 300 Toyota Land Cruiser pickup trucks and common spare parts for Iraq. Work will be performed in Oman, with an estimated completion date of Dec. 30, 2016. The company is headquartered in Denmark. (Source: US Dept of Defense) […]

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UNDP partners with Toyota to Create Jobs

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Toyota Iraq signed a flagship agreement today in Erbil to train and place hundreds of displaced people in jobs. This new partnership brings together one of the world’s leading car companies, Toyota, and UNDP, which is actively working to improve conditions for the more than 3.4 million Iraqis […]

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US Officials ask how IS got so Many Toyota SUVs

U.S. counter-terror officials have asked Toyota to help them determine how the Islamic State group (ISIS, ISIL, IS) has managed to acquire the large number of Toyota pick-up trucks and SUVs seen prominently in the terror group’s propaganda videos. According to a report from ABC News, Toyota says it does not know how ISIS obtained […]

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Sumitomo Invests in Iraqi Car Service Firm

Japan’s Sumitomo Corporation has purchased about 320 million yen in shares (equivalent to 45% of shares) of SAS Automotive Services Ltd, a subsidiary of Iraq’s largest automotive business, the Sardar Group through a third-party allocation of shares. The company claims that this is the first private investment and joint venture by a Japanese company in […]

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