Tag Archives | Tomatoes

Sustainable Development Strategies for Tomato and Poultry Sectors

Sustainable development strategies to transform Iraq's tomato and poultry sectors H. E. Mohammed Kareem Al Khafaji, Minister of Agriculture, officially launched, on behalf of the Government of Iraq, the country's Poultry and Tomato Sustainable Development Strategies (2022-2026). Consumer demand for Iraqi poultry and tomato products is on the rise, particularly in the domestic market. Together, […]

Improving Iraq's Poultry and Tomato Sector Strategies

Major strides made towards Iraq's poultry and tomato sector strategies Iraqi government officials, farmers and business leaders have approved two strategic plans that should help the country enhance its competitiveness, reinforce its productive capacity and ultimately create jobs. Under the auspice of the Ministry of Agriculture, the International Trade Centre (ITC) is facilitating the elaboration […]

KRG "Bans Tomato Imports from rest of Iraq"

From Rudaw. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Kurdistan's unemployed youth blame the government The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) has banned imports of tomatoes from Iraq, following protest from farmers because of the low price of their fruit. Click here to read […]

Developing Iraq's Poultry and Tomato Sector Strategies

Iraq makes strides to develop poultry and tomato sector strategies Sector-focused consultations to support sustainable and inclusive development in the poultry and tomato value chains in Iraq were held in Basra and Mosul on 4 July 2021. These consultations will be instrumental in elaborating national strategies for the two sectors. The poultry and tomato sector […]

Agricultural Value Chain Study in Iraq

New FAO and WFP study reveals opportunities to strengthen food value chains in Iraq The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in Iraq (FAO) and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) released today 'Agricultural value chain study in Iraq: Dates, Grapes, Tomatoes and Wheat.' This important review covering 2019-20 was conducted with […]

Iraq bans Turkish Tomatoes

By John Lee. In a bid to boost local tomato production, The Iraqi government has banned the import of tomatoes from Turkey. A statement from the Iraqi Ministry of Agriculture and Water Resources said the tomato production of Najaf and Karbala is enough to supply all of domestic demand. Rudaw reports that Iraq imported tomatoes […]

Najaf Prevent Entry of Imported Tomatoes

Najaf provincial council, on Wednesday has renewed its decision to ban imported tomato crops into the province. Media Centre said that the Council of Najaf province voted unanimously to renew the Board's recommendation No. (44) on 21/11/2009 to prevent distribution of tomato crops imported from outside the province to all outlets in the  province. This […]