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New Baghdad Business School open for Applications

By John Lee. The Iraq Fund for Higher Education (IFHE) has announced the launch of its Baghdad Business School (BBS), a 10-month academic and professional program that gives Iraqi youth the skills and knowledge they need to work in the private sector. BBS describes itself as a market driven "education to employment" program, coordinating internships […]

Tabaqchali: Making Space for the Private Sector

The Iraq Energy Institute (IEI) has published an interview with Dr Ahmed Tabaqchali, CIO of Asia Frontier Capital (AFC) Iraq Fund; it is re-published with permission by Iraq Business News: In the latest instalment in our series on sustainable job creation in Iraq, we spoke to Ahmed Tabaqchali, visiting fellow at the American University of […]

Reflections on Investments in Iraq’s Tech Ecosystem

By Alice Bosley and Patricia Letayf, Co-Founders of Five One Labs. Reflections on Investments in Iraq’s Tech Ecosystem 2019 showed an exciting development for Iraq's entrepreneurial ecosystem: the investments in two Iraqi tech startups - e-commerce company Miswag, which received investment from Iraq Tech Ventures, and Lezzoo, the first Iraqi startup to join Silicon Valley’s […]

Private Sector Investment - What Strategy for the next PM?

By Dr Amer K. Hirmis. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Private sector investment in Iraq -   What strategy for the next Prime Minister? Iraq is in turmoil.  The protests of the Iraqi youth, which started on October 1st 2019, are […]

Private Sector Development Strategy in Karbala

UNDP is helping to launch the Private Sector Development Strategy in Karbala The Governorate of Karbala in cooperation with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and support of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) organized a conference to roll out the Holly Karbala Private Sector Development Strategy (2018-2030) in Karbala province. The Holly Karbala Private […]

KRG PM Highlights the Role of Private Sector

The Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), Nechirvan Barzani, has praised the role of the private sector in stimulating Kurdistan’s economy, as the region is dealing with financial challenges. During a speech at a conference organized by the Kurdistan Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry on Sunday, Prime Minister Barzani said that […]

PM Barzani Praises Role of Private Sector

Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani hailed the private sector for its effective contributions to the Kurdistan Region economy since approval of the Investment Law in 2004. Prime Minister Barzani expressed satisfaction with the expansion of investment in the sectors of agriculture and industry. His statements were made during last week’s visit to Dohuk Governorate, […]