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Video: Iraqi Mushroom Farm Reopens

By John Lee. Out of tragedy has come triumph for the Khirbit family and the Hameediyah Mushroom Farm, once one of the largest mushroom farms in the middle east. The family revived their business after receiving a grant and technical assistance from the USAID-Inma Agribusiness Program. (Source: USAID-Inma)

Mosul's Mushroom Farm a First for Iraq

Although they grow wild, mushrooms remain a relatively exotic food in Iraq, according to this report from Niqash. Now one ambitious Mosul man plans to change all that: by starting Iraq’s first mushroom farm. And there are already shoppers queuing for his fungi. The casual observer would be hard pressed to find signs of an […]