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New Grain Silo approved for Wasit

By John Lee. The Board of Directors of Iraq's General Company for Grain Trading, which is owned by the Ministry of Trade, as approved the building of a 100,000-ton grain silo in Wasit Governorate. The Chairman and General Manager, Dr. Haider Nouri Al-Karaawi, said the decision supports efforts to strengthen grain storage capacities nationwide in […]

$21m Silo Under Construction in Erbil

A new silo with a storage capacity of 60,000 tons of wheat is under construction in Erbil province, according to AKnews. An advisor to the Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Ministry of Trade and Industry, Faris Majid, told the news agency that the new project, worth $21 million, occupies a 70-acres site on the Erbil-to-Gwer road in […]

German and US Firms Propose Grain Silo near Nassiriya

German and American companies have proposed building a grain silo in Shatra County, north of Nassiriya, a Provincial Council member announced on Friday. Hamoud al-Shatri told Aswat al-Iraq that two companies proposed building the storage facility which will have a capacity of 30 thousand tons. The silo project is one of the main infrastructure projects […]

Sulaimaniya to Improve Food Security with New Silos

The governorate of Sulaimaniya is planning to build five grain silos by the end of 2012, according to Hama-Hussein Hama-Saeed, deputy general director at the Kurdistan trade ministry. AKnews reports that the silos, worth $116 million (138 billion Iraqi dinars), will have a capacity of 240,000 tons of grain. "With these silos, we'll be able […]

$300m for Grain Silos in Kurdistan

An additional 13 agricultural silos are to be build in the Kurdistan Region by the end of 2013, lifting the storage capacity up to one million tons, said an official source on Sunday, as reported by AKnews. Before Saddam Hussein’s fall in 2003, there were two silos in the region with a storage capacity of […]