Kerlink, a French-based specialist in solutions dedicated to the Internet of Things (IoT), has announced the success of a United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) pilot program for reservoir monitoring in Uganda and Iraq, which incorporates Kerlink’s LoRaWAN gateway technology. The effectiveness of the sensor-to-cloud monitoring programs in remote locations is resulting in near-term […]
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By John Lee. An article for Port Strategy has questioned whether Iraq’s huge Al Faw port project is it really necessary, or is just a 'rice bowl' for a select few enabled by dysfunctional government? "It appears to be a text book case study in a government and civil society short on technical and commercial […]
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By John Lee. The Iraqi Cabinet has approved a recommendation from Ministerial Council on Social Services to award the contract for phase II of the Samarra Sewerage Project. The contract has been awarded to two companies at a total cost of 31,530,406,000 dinars ($26.5 million). (Source: Iraqi Govt)
By John Lee. Shelter Cluster has issued its "3W Who does What Where - Operational Presence" report for the period from 1st January 2019 to 30th November 2019. The report maps the activities of shelter-related NGOs in Iraq. Click here to find the full report.
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. What’s Really Polluting Southern Iraq’s Most Important Waterway? For years, fish and other marine life has been disappearing from the all-important Shatt al-Arab waterway in Basra. This wide river at […]
By John Lee. Al Qubba Water Treatment Plant has been inaugurated in east Mosul, in cooperation with the local government and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). According to the state-owned Emirates News Agency, the inauguration was attended by Mansour Marid, Governor of Mosul, and UNDP Officer of Northern Iraq Governorates Projects, who thanked the […]
From Peace to prosperity: The Conference to find out what’s happening for Iraq business. The Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) Autumn Conference in Dubai on December 8th is set against a backdrop of relative peace and security in Iraq, and the prospect of oil revenues surging through the economy is driving a wider range of […]
By John Lee. Al-Safwa Office has won a contract with the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) to supply and install solar street lights in Ramadi. The contract is worth $243,700. (Source: UNGM)
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 […]
By John Lee. The Iraqi Government has announced new measures intended to stimulate job creation in the electricity distribution industry. In a statement, it said: "Training courses lasting for 3 months or longer in the area of maintenance of electrical transformers used in the electricity distribution sector in Iraq. The courses will be tailor-made for […]
By John Lee. To improve living conditions for returnee populations living in newly liberated areas, UNOPS – with funding from the government of Japan – is helping to provide renewable energy and emergency waste disposal services in three Iraqi governorates. “[This project] comes at a time when Iraq is counting on its friends to recover […]