Tag Archives | United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization

Improving Date Palm and Tomato Value Chains in Iraq

Through EU funded project, FAO establishing stakeholder's partnerships for Improving Date Palm and Tomato value chains in south Iraq The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in Iraq (FAO), held a large consultative meeting in Al-Zubair district / Basra Governorate, with the Agriculture Directorate, Farmers Associations, Al-Zubair Tomato Producers Association, tomato and date […]

Sustainable Agriculture Forum held in Babylon

Sustainable Agriculture forum held in Babylon to celebrate World Food Day Under the patronage of the Ministry of Agriculture, the World Food Day was celebrated jointly with FAO Iraq at Al-Mustaqbal University College in Babel Governorate as part of  the Future Forum for Sustainable Agriculture event with the slogan "Sustainable Rural Agricultural Development, the Way […]

Training of Agricultural Staff in Basra

Training of Agriculture extension staff on the implementation of Farmer Field Schools (FFS) In Basra Governorate The Food and Agriculture Organization of The United Nations (FAO) in Iraq launched a 5-day training for agriculture extension staff to facilitate the implementation of "Farmer Field Schools" (FFS) in Basra, ThiQar and Missan Governorates. In total, 25 people […]

Training for Farmers in Erbil

FAO Iraq completed a 3-day training for the Farmer Field Schools Facilitators in Erbil The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in Iraq concluded recently a three-day training of facilitators for the Farmers Field Schools (FFS), and continues the training programme for extension staff from the Ministry of Agriculture in Nineveh. 26 […]

Innovative Tools to Monitor Water Productivity in Iraq

New agreement between Ministry of Water Resources and FAO introduces innovative tools to monitor water productivity in Iraq The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in Iraq and the Ministry of Water Resources launched yesterday the project Monitoring Water Productivity using Remote Sensing, as part of a global programme, WaPOR phase II, […]

Training on Climate-Smart Livestock Practices in Southern Iraq

Through EU support, FAO Iraq concluded a training on climate-smart livestock practices in the south The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in Iraq through the European Union funded project and, in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture (MoA), concluded a two-day training for 20 extension workers from Basra, Missan and Dhi […]

UN: Iraqi MSMEs need Targeted Support

The United Nations set aside 27 June to annually celebrate the role that micro, small and medium enterprises play in the global economy, poverty reduction and the attainment of the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals. This year, UN agencies in Iraq share a statement to recognize MSMEs at the heart of any resilient recovery from the […]

Preventing Extinction of Gazelles in Southern Iraq

FAO Iraq mobilizing efforts to prevent the extinction of reem gazelles in Southern Iraq A delegation from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in Iraq visited last week Sawa Nature Reserve in Al Muthanna. This came as a follow-up to the urgent and current situation where reem gazzelles are endangered due […]

FAO Iraq Strengthening Veterinary Services

FAO Iraq strengthening veterinary services capacities on responding to animal heath emergencies The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in Iraq, in coordination with the Ministry of Agriculture (MoA) is hosting a four-day Training for Trainers (ToT), as part of the United States Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) funded project, Improving Delivery […]

FAO, EU partner with Dairy Producers in Ninewa

FAO and the European Union: a real partnership with diary producers and empowering rural women The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), in cooperation with the Ministry of Agriculture-Ninewa Agriculture Directorate, and through the European Union (EU) funded project "support to agricultural livelihoods of rural and peri-urban returnees and communities in Nineveh […]

Improving Animal Health Services in Iraq

Improving delivery of animal health services and disease surveillance in Iraq The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), in coordination with the Ministry of Agriculture (MoA), hosted the Risk Assessment Workshop, as part of the United States Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) funded project, Improving Delivery of Animal Health Services and Disease […]