Tag Archives | fertiliser

Emergency Fertilizer Distributions help Iraqi Farmers

Emergency fertilizer distributions help conflict-affected Iraqi farmers increase wheat production More than 2 000 farmers affected by conflict in Iraq have received 750 tonnes of fertilizer from the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) to increase production of their winter wheat crops. The farmers, from Alqosh and Sheikan districts of Ninewa Governorate each received 350 […]

URGENT: Min. of Industry Announces Investment Opportunities

By John Lee. The Iraqi Ministry of Industry has issued a list of thirty factories that are currently open for private investment. The factories cover such sectors as food processing, paper and cardboard, tires, fertilizers, aluminum, cement, natural gas, pharmaceuticals and textiles. The deadline for participating in the tenders is 15th November! Please click here […]

New Fertilizer Plant for Basra

By John Lee. The Ministry of Industry and Minerals has announced an agreement with a Japanese Company to build a new plant for nitrogenous fertilizers in Basra province. A statement from the Ministry said: "The MoI represented by the Petrochemical Industries and Fertilizers Commission concluded a non-binding goodwill letter and Confidentiality Agreement with the Japanese […]

Iraq Signs MoU with Shell for Huge Petrochemical Plant

Iraq has signed a Memorandum of Understanding in Baghdad with Shell to make a technical and economic feasibility study to set up a major petrochemical plant, reports Aswat al-Iraq. “Iraq has a big vision to cope with the big leaps in the oil sector in the coming few years through the use of the natural […]

How the Iraqi Govt Can Help Iraqi Growers

By Ronald P Verdonk, Agricultural Counselor at the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad. In my last piece I made mention of a sizable irrigation equipment purchase by Iraq’s Ministry of Agriculture and underscored the role the private sector needs to play to contribute to the revitalization of the agricultural sector. In this edition of the blog, […]