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New Potato Processing Plant for Duhok

By John Lee. KRG Prime Minister Masrour Barzani has laid the foundation stone of a potato production factory in Duhok, which is set to provide 500 jobs and make use of local potatoes. In his speech at the ceremony the PM said: “This is a great support for our people to rely on themselves, so… Read More

UN, US supporting Land Rights of Minority Groups

UN-Habitat Executive Director meets with the US Ambassador to Iraq to discuss on-going partnership to support the land rights of minority groups UN-Habitat‘s Executive Director (ED), Mrs. Maimunah Sharif, met with Ambassador Matthew H. Tueller, the United States’ Ambassador to Iraq, and thanked the US Government for its longstanding partnership and continued trust in UN-Habitat’s… Read More

KRG begins Buying Wheat from Farmers for First Time

From Rudaw. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. KRG begins buying wheat from farmers for the first time The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) began buying wheat from farmers on Tuesday for the first time, following the completion of the newly constructed multimillion-dollar… Read More

Iraq to Distribute Plots of Land to Citizens

By John Lee. Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi has said the Iraqi Government is working on a national project to distribute plots of land to citizens. In a statement following Tuesday’s cabinet meeting, al-Kadhimi added: “In order to prevent any manipulation, and for the sake of justice in the distribution of entitlement, there will be an… Read More

Video and Report: IBBC Agritech Zoom Webinar

The IBBC Agritech seminar examined the possibilities and opportunities for a modern agricultural industry in Iraq. Drawing from international NGO insights from the UN’s ITC, the World Bank and two of the UK’s leading agritech innovation institutions, the distinguished audience heard what technologies and investment are possible for Iraq to embrace. Padraig O’Hannelly, MD of… Read More

New Wheat Marketing Project in Slemani

Prime Minister Masrour Barzani has laid the foundational stone for the Kurdistan Regional Government’s Wheat Marketing Project in Slemani (Sulaymaniya). The $122 million project will be implemented by Qaiwan Group, in accordance with international standards, and finalized by 2025. At the inaugural ceremony, the Prime Minister described the agriculture project as a strategic investment to… Read More

IBBC Webinar: Iraq Agritech

The modernisation of Iraqi agriculture is a priority for the current Government of Iraq. IBBC is holding what intends to be an interesting panel of world leading experts on the subject, to showcase, explain, inspire and encourage Iraq to accelerate its investment in Agritech. Join us on 1st June at 2.30pm to listen to and question the… Read More

KRG Invests in Major Wheat Industry Project

As part of its efforts to transform the Kurdistan Region into a competitive producer, the Kurdistan Regional Government has invested in strategic projects to strengthen and expand the region’s agricultural sector and food industry. One of these landmark projects is the Wheat Marketing Project, which Prime Minister Masrour Barzani launched on Nov. 1, 2020 as… Read More

New efforts to Improve Agricultural Methods in Iraq

Iraq’s Minister of Agriculture, H.E Muhammad Karim Al-Khafaji, has received the Representative of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in Iraq (FAO), Dr. Salah Hajj Hassan, and his accompanying delegation, in the presence of the Ministry’s Technical Undersecretary Dr. Mithaq Abdul-Hussein, the Ministry’s advisor, Dr. Mahdi Damad Al-Qaisi, and Adviser Raed Haddad… Read More

Water could be next major Conflict between Iran and Iraq

By Banafsheh Keynoush, for The Middle East Institute. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Water scarcity could lead to the next major conflict between Iran and Iraq Iran and Iraq are frequently at odds over water issues. Iraq depends on the… Read More