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US donates $2.2m for Veterinary Services in Iraq

FAO receives 2.2 million dollars from the Defense Threat Reduction Agency, DTRA/USA, to strengthen veterinary services in targeted provinces in Iraq The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has welcomed the additional contribution of 2.2 million dollars from the Defence Threat Reduction Agency, DTRA/USA, to strengthen veterinary services in targeted provinces in […]

New Survey of Iraqi SMEs during COVID-19

New Survey of Small and Medium Enterprises Offers Insight into State of Iraq's Economy During COVID-19 Pandemic Measures taken to curb the spread of COVID-19 have led to reduced operating hours or the closure of many of Iraq's small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). The economic impact of the pandemic is expected to be severe. To […]

Complex Impact of COVID-19 on Food Security in Iraq

New report from FAO, IFAD, WFP and the World Bank reveals complex impact of COVID-19 on food security in Iraq As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), World Food Programme (WFP) and the World Bank have collected and analyzed new data on the […]

FAO, WFP support Sustainable Livelihoods in Iraq

Today on World Food Day, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) renewed their commitment to supporting the government of Iraq in ensuring that all Iraqis have food security by 2030, with a focus on nutritious food and sustainable livelihoods. “World Food Day is […]

New Career Opportunities in Iraq

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised new positions in Iraq: Associate Humanitarian Liaison Officer, UNAMI - United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq Programme Manager (Cash for Work), IOM - International Organization for Migration Consultant-Concessional Finance Expert, IOM - International Organization for Migration RRU Team Leader, IOM - International Organization for Migration International Consultant […]

New Career Opportunities in Iraqi Kurdistan

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised new positions in Iraqi Kurdistan: Education Specialist, UNICEF - United Nations Children's Fund Feedback and Response Mechanism Assistant, International Rescue Committee (IRC) Humanitarian Access and Security Assistant, International Rescue Committee (IRC) Project Assistant, UNOPS - United Nations Office for Project Services Research Assistant (field coordination and administration), […]

EU provides €15m for vulnerable Iraqi Farmers

Farming families in northern Iraq's Nineveh Governorate will benefit from a European Union contribution of €15 million to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations to recover agricultural livelihoods. The area, which includes the city of Mosul, was known as the country's ‘breadbasket' before conflict caused widespread damage and displacement. This project is […]

EU Supports Conflict-Affected Iraqi Families

Vulnerable farming families in post-conflict areas in Iraq's Ninewa plains, west of Mosul, will be able to better withstand shocks thanks to a European Union-funded UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) project that aims to increase household income while building, repairing and maintaining local infrastructure and creating communal and public productive assets. The €6 million […]

Creating Alternative Livelihoods for Farming Families

Creating Alternative Livelihoods for Farming Families in Iraq In 2017, conflict in Iraq caused new displacements, while other people returned home as areas became safe. At the end of 2017, 2.6 million people remained displaced, and 3.2 million people had returned home since January 2014. FAO worked with affected communities, focusing on elderly people, people […]

New Career Opportunities in Iraqi Kurdistan

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised new positions in Iraqi Kurdistan: Pharmacist referent, Médecins du Monde Resource Management Officer, International Organization for Migration (IOM) Associate Information Management Officer, United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) Procurement Officer, United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) Awards Coordinator, Save the Children Head of Awards, Save […]

New Career Opportunities in Iraq

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised new positions in Iraq: Senior Electoral Officer, United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) Chief of Unit, Central Warehouse, United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) Engineer, United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) Security Information Analyst, United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) Field Security Advisor, […]

New Career Opportunities in Iraqi Kurdistan

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised new positions in Iraqi Kurdistan: Political Affairs Officer, United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) Vehicle Technician, United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) Property Management Officer, United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) Human Resources Head of Department, Action contre la Faim - ACF International Field […]