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Iraq Business News brings you the latest news on developments and opportunities in Iraq agriculture.

IS believed behind Crop Fires in Disputed Territories

By Al-Monitor staff. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Islamic State believed behind crop fires in Iraq's disputed territories Crops are burning in northern Iraq's disputed territories again and locals are mobilizing to fight the suspected culprit, the Islamic State. Click here to read the […]

Guide to Iraq's Property Compensation Guidelines

Iraq has experienced a massive wave of displacement over the last four years that has caused an intricate housing, land and property situation. During the recent conflict, many Iraqi citizens have had their property rights violated, such as having lost possession of their property or have had their property damaged or destroyed by different actors. […]

Same Old Politics Will Not Solve Iraq Water Crisis

By Dr Renad Mansour and Glada Lahn, for the Royal Institute for International Affairs (Chatham House). Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Same Old Politics Will Not Solve Iraq Water Crisis Addressing Iraq's water crisis should be a priority for any incoming prime […]

Ministry, FAO discusses Veterinary Services in Kurdistan

Directorate of Planning in the Ministry of Agriculture and Water Resources and FAO discuss veterinary services in Kurdistan Region The Ministry of Agriculture and Water Resources-Directorate of Planning in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), has held a consultation meeting on improving animal health services. […]

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Iraq 2020 - Discovering Business

Iraq Business News is delighted to bring you a major new guide to business in Iraq. Published by Allurentis, in association with Iraq’s National Investment Commission (NIC), Iraq 2020 - Discovering Business contains a wealth of case studies, commentary and data; it’s 68 pages of essential reading for everyone with an interest in the redevelopment […]

Dutch University to Develop Climate-Smart Agriculture in Iraq

By John Lee. Wageningen University and Research (WUR) will support six Iraqi universities to develop climate-smart agriculture and efficient water management in Iraq. Together with the Institute for Water Education (IHE) in Delft and ICRA Global, Wageningen researchers will train academic staff and develop knowledge transfer facilities. Iraq is one of the focus countries of […]

Iraq plans Self-Sufficiency in Dairy Products

By John Lee. The Minister of Industry and Minerals, Dr. Saleh Abdullah Al-Jubouri, has said Iraq is determined to achieve self-sufficiency in "various dairy products". He made the comments during a visit to the Abu Ghraib Dairy Factory, which is operated by the Ministry's General Company for Food Products. The plant has recently been expanded, […]

After ISIL, Agricultural Production Struggles to Recover

After ISIL, Agricultural Production Struggles to Recover in Parts of Iraq The Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) occupied large swathes of Iraqi territory between 2014 and 2017. The consequences of this occupation are still being felt in many rural areas where agricultural production was used as both a source of political propaganda […]

Cabinet Approves Measures to Expedite Investment Projects

Cabinet approves measures to expedite completion of investment projects The Cabinet held its regular weekly meeting in Baghdad on Tuesday under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi. The Prime Minister briefed the Cabinet on national developments, and underscored that, during this period, ministries and other state institutions will continue to discharge their day-to-day duties […]

Iraq’s Famous Marshes Come Back To Life

This article was originally published by Niqash. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. The birds, flowers and buffalo are all returning, thanks to heavy rains last winter. Now, locals say, federal funds are needed to improve infrastructure and state services, and to guard […]

FAO, WFP support Sustainable Livelihoods in Iraq

Today on World Food Day, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) renewed their commitment to supporting the government of Iraq in ensuring that all Iraqis have food security by 2030, with a focus on nutritious food and sustainable livelihoods. “World Food Day is […]