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5,000 trees planted at University of Salahaddin

By John Lee. The Agricultural College of the University of Salahaddin has planted 5,000 trees using Groasis Waterboxx technology, as part of the 'Resilience Building Interventions to Promote Food Security in Iraq' program. The innovative Waterboxx technology acts as a protective container, ensuring seed moisture and shielding from harsh conditions. Types of trees planted include […]

Hungary participates in Iraqi Tree Planting Project

By John Lee. Iraq's Minister of Agriculture, Abbas Jabr Al-Ali Al-Maliki, met with the Hungarian ambassador to Baghdad, Attila Tar, to discuss the development of Iraqi-Hungarian relations, specifically in agriculture. The ambassador presented areas of joint cooperation, including the manufacture of modern machinery, agricultural commodities, organic fertilizers, and scholarships. The Minister welcomed Hungary's participation in […]

Iraqi initiative to plant One Million Trees

By John Lee. Iraq has launched an initiative to plant one million trees and seedlings in order to increase green spaces, achieve sustainable development and reduce desertification. The Director General of the Non-Governmental Organizations Department, Mr. Ashraf Abdel Karim Al-Dahan, said the project includes environmental awareness, agricultural campaigns, and providing state institutions, universities, schools, public […]

Mosul Sowing Seeds Post-Islamic State

By Hassan Ali Ahmed for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Mosul sowing seeds post-Islamic State The Mosul local government in cooperation with civil society is undertaking a project to plant a million trees in Mosul. Click here to […]

In Basra, Fighting Rising Temperatures With Trees

This article was originally published by Niqash. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. To fight climate change in Basra, where summer temperatures now regularly rise to over 50 degrees Centigrade, locals plan to plant 16 million trees. The volunteers are on course for […]