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ENI to Hold Agricultural Seminars in Basra

Basra province and the Italian oil company ENI have agreed to hold courses for agricultural personnel in both governmental and private sectors, according to Aswat al-Iraq. A meeting was held with the Italian company to grant support to agricultural projects in the province, with the attendance of representatives from Florence University in Italy, which will […]

Small Farmers to benefit from ID33 Bn Loans

The agriculture ministry has approved 2081 loans worth 33 billion Iraqi dinars, most of them will be given to small farmers. “The loan funds’ board decided on Tuesday (April 13) during its 30th session, headed by Minister Akram Moussa al-Hakim, to approve 2081 loans,” said a ministry’s statement received by Aswat al-Iraq news agency. “The […]

Loan Limit Increased to Farmers in Kirkuk

The loan limit to farmers in Kirkuk has been increased to ID250 million. “Loan amounts depend on the farming project,” Mahdi Mubarak, the Kirkuk agriculture director, told Aswat al-Iraq news agency on Monday. He noted that the loan is given by the Iraqi government, and covers 80 percent of project’s cost. “Farmers will pay no […]