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

New Food Industry Zone to be built in Duhok

By John Lee. KRG Prime Minister Masrour Barzani recently laid the foundation stone of a food industry zone in Duhok. In a statement, PM Barzani said: "Our promise is to develop other sectors of the economy and end our dependence on a single source of revenue. "Better infrastructure will benefit the whole of Kurdistan. Our […]

Iraqis face Record-Breaking Heat, Electricity Cuts

By Adam Lucente for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraqis face record-breaking heat, electricity cuts Iraqis are contending with record-breaking temperatures and a poorly functioning electricity system as a heat wave sweeps across the country. On Tuesday, the Iraqi capital, […]

Mosul Sowing Seeds Post-Islamic State

By Hassan Ali Ahmed for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Mosul sowing seeds post-Islamic State The Mosul local government in cooperation with civil society is undertaking a project to plant a million trees in Mosul. Click here to […]

Closing Borders due to COVID-19 Revives Iraqi Agriculture

By Mustafa Saadoun for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Closing borders due to COVID-19 revives Iraqi agriculture Iraq's agriculture sector has been revived in the past few months, after the government closed its borders and banned the import […]

New Insight into Iraq's Looming Water Crisis

New Report and Webtool Provide Insight into Iraq's Looming Water Crisis: IOM and Deltares Iraq faces a complex water crisis that is expected to persist and might have implications at the humanitarian, socioeconomic, security and social levels, including population movements. In July 2019, the International Organization of Migration (IOM) in Iraq identified 21,314 internally displaced […]

Corruption Hindering Iraq's Agriculture Sector

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. With a fall in oil prices, countries like Iraq are looking to diversify their economy. But corruption is making that difficult. Al Jazeera's Simona Foltyn has this exclusive report on the challenges facing […]

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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