Tag Archives | Dohuk

Sustainable Development of the Food Industry in Iraq

UNIDO and Government of Japan collaborate on Sustainable Development of the Food Industry in Iraq The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Government of Japan are proud to announce their collaboration on the "Emergency livelihood support to mitigate the food insecurity crisis among vulnerable people in Iraq" project. This project is part of […]

Kurdistan to Export Fish to Iraq and Gulf States

By John Lee. Iraqi Kurdistan's largest fish production project has started in Dohuk, and is reported to be 65-percent complete. According to a statement from the Kurdistan Region Government (KRG), the project's goal is to support domestic needs as well as sending fish products to the rest of Iraq and to Gulf countries. In the […]

Developing Vocational Training for Youth in Dohuk

ILO, Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs of KRI partner to develop vocational training for youth in Dohuk The ILO and the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs of the Kurdistan Regional Government have signed an implementation agreement on Wednesday (November 30), to develop market-relevant vocational training programmes for young host community members, internally displaced […]

Dohuk Attack: Iraq Suspends Appointment of Amb. to Turkey

By John Lee. Iraq has recalled its Charge d'Affairs from Ankara for consultation, and suspended the appointment of a new Iraqi ambassador to Turkey, following a airstrike on a tourist resort in Zakho, in Iraqi Kurdistan. At least eight civilians were killed in the attack, including several children. The Iraqi Cabinet also directed the Ministry […]

Five One Labs and AUK support Entrepreneurs in Duhok

From 51 Labs: Five One Labs and AUK Collaborate to Provide Entrepreneurs a Community in Duhok In a panel discussion at The American University of Kurdistan in Duhok, Five One Labs and AUK announced a partnership with AUK hosting our organization for a long-term program for students and entrepreneurs in Duhok. This partnership will support […]

Partnership Supports Private Sector Development in Kurdistan

New partnership supports private sector development in Iraq's Kurdistan Region The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Iraq and the Kurdistan Regional Government's Ministry of Planning (MoP) have today signed a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that will boost the private sector by encouraging the growth of micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs). The MoU […]

Iraq records First Omicron Cases

By Al Monitor staff. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq records first omicron cases Five cases were confirmed in Dohuk province and an unknown number of infections were recorded among foreign diplomats in Baghdad. Click here to read the full […]

Mount Zawa Cable Car to Create Jobs, Boost Tourism

KRG Prime Minister Masrour Barzani marked the official opening of the Mount Zawa Cable Car in Duhok province, which will create hundreds of new jobs in coordination with the Ministry of Municipality and Duhok Governorate. The $30 million project connects the Barzan region road to the top of Mount Zawa and includes new restaurants and […]

Iranian Traders setting up in Iraq

By John Lee. At least 24 Iranian traders have set up shop in Dohuk this week alone, according to a report from AP. Pressure as a result of sanctions on Iran are causing Iranian businesses to look more to Iraq for customers. Click here to read the full report from AP. (Source: AP)

ILO, Dohuk to Implement Employment-Intensive Interventions

ILO in Iraq joins forces with local authorities in Dohuk to implement employment-intensive interventions The ILO in Iraq has joined forces with local authorities in the Governorate of Dohuk to implement integrated employment intensive investment programme (EIIP) interventions aimed at creating more than 180 decent jobs, as well as enhancing the employability of vulnerable groups, […]

New COVID-19 Isolation Ward opens in Dohuk

Newly-constructed COVID-19 Isolation Ward opens in Dohuk A 20-bed Isolation Ward designed to handle the most severe COVID-19 patients has been officially opened by the Governor of Dohuk in partnership with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Iraq. Constructed by UNDP and funded by USAID, […]

Duhok Tourist Sites Booming

From Rudaw. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Duhok tourist sites welcome more than 12,000 visitors in two weeks Tourist sites in Duhok province have seen upwards of 12,000 tourists in the two weeks since holidaymakers were allowed in from other parts […]