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Artículo
Entrepreneurship in Farming: Small-Scale Farming and Agricultural Mechanization Hire Service Enterprises in Iraq

The main aim of the research was to attempt to better understand agripreneurship and agripreneurs’ characteristics in small-scale farming in Iraq. This involved researching the small-scale farm as an enterprise as well as focusing on a common farm enterprise: agricultural mechanization hire service enterprises. The nature of the research taken...
Iraq
2021

Artículo de revista especializada
Entrepreneurship in Farming: Small-Scale Farming and Agricultural Mechanization Hire Service Enterprises in Iraq

The main aim of the research was to attempt to better understand agripreneurship and agripreneurs’ characteristics in small-scale farming in Iraq. This involved researching the small-scale farm as an enterprise as well as focusing on a common farm enterprise: agricultural mechanization hire service enterprises. The nature of the research taken...
Iraq
2021

Artículo
Climate Smarting Local Rural to Urban Food Systems with the Green Food Value Chain Development approach: What lessons can be learnt?

The main objective of the research was to investigate further, via literature, secondary sources of data and information and field work conducted in one city, Erbil, Iraq, the climate smarting of local food systems considering the rural, peri-urban and urban context. The research in particular focused on looking at climate...
Iraq
2020

Proyecto
Cash for work in Iraq

Funded by the Belgian Government, FAO launched in 2016 a CFW programme to rehabilitate land and agricultural infrastructure for 12 000 conflict-affected people in 30 villages in Kirkuk, Anbar, Salah Al Din and Ninewa governorates. In addition to benefit local farmers by enabling them to restart or expand farming activities...
Iraq
2018 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Artículo de blog
Reviving Iraq through Conservation Agriculture

ICARDA has been expanding conservation agriculture in Ninawa province in northern Iraqi city of Mosul. Conservation agriculture is an approach to managing agro-ecosystems for improved and sustained productivity, while simultaneously preserving and enhancing the environment. Through a combination of reduced tillage, crop rotations, and stubble retention, conservation agriculture allows farmers...
Iraq
2018 - International Center for Agriculture Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA)

Artículo de revista especializada
Entrepreneurship in farming: What is the current status of knowledge in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq?

The main objective of the paper was to conduct an exploratory research, using the literature review methodology, to ascertain the current status of knowledge on entrepreneurship in farming (agripreneurship) in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI). The literature review found many definitions of agripreneurship and who is a farmer entrepreneur...
Iraq
2018

Hoja informativa
Iraq and FAO

FAO and Iraq have had a significant history of cooperation since the country joined the Organization in 1945. Assistance has targeted a wide range of areas, including emergency and rehabilitation, and has proved to be very successful in establishing agricultural research and extension institutes. Support has also included the provision...
Iraq
2018 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Artículo de blog
How Iraq’s agricultural heartland is dying of thirst

Nineveh, once Iraq’s breadbasket, is becoming a dust bowl. Farmers, who came home after Islamic State fled, say they feel abandoned by their country’s leaders, joining a wave of popular anger over the slow pace of rebuilding from the war.
Iraq
2018 - Reuters

Proyecto
Collaborative Programme Euphrates and Tigris (CPET)

The program aims to improve, among other things, dialogue and cooperation among three riparian countries of the Euphrates and Tigris rivers through increased access to information and knowledge transfer regarding water management in the region. The riparian countries have different levels of development, and capacity, in managing water on national...
Iran (Islamic Republic of) - Iraq - Jordan - Saudi Arabia - Syrian Arab Republic - Turkey
2017 - International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA)

Proyecto
Collaboration Programme Euphrates and Tigris

The Euphrates and Tigris river basin shared between four countries (Turkey, Syria, Iran and Iraq) is one that is highly vulnerable to climate change. These countries are interdependent on the water from the system to sustain ecosystem goods and services, agriculture and energy production, municipal and industrial water supply, livelihoods...
Iran (Islamic Republic of) - Iraq - Syrian Arab Republic - Turkey
2016 - International Centre for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA)

Miscelánea
Socio-Economic Considerations of Salinity: Descriptive Statistics of the Iraq Sampled Farms

This paper is aimed to obtain an understanding of the impacts of salinity on agriculture production, the livelihood options of farmers and responses to technologies available to cope with the salinity problem; Mussayeb, Dujaila and Abu Al-Khaseeb are chosen to conduct a socioeconomic analysis. Although descriptive analysis of the field...
Iraq
2016

Actas de conferencia
Report of the seventh meeting of RECOFI, the working group on aquaculture

The seventh meeting of the Working Group on Aquaculture (WGA) of the Regional Commission for Fisheries (RECOFI) was held in Doha, the State of Qatar, from 26 to 28 April 2016 and was attended by the representatives from six Member countries. The WGA reviewed the outcome and recommendations of the...
Bahrain - Iran (Islamic Republic of) - Iraq - Kuwait - Oman - Qatar - Saudi Arabia
2016 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) - Regional Commission for Fisheries

Directrices
Integrated pest management for major date palm pests in Iraq

In addition to their social, environmental, health and religious importance, palm groves formed over the decades a source of livelihood for an important segment of Iraqi farmers, especially after the orchards became shelter to another crop of high economic return (citrus), contributing to achieve self-sufficiency until the late nineties. of...
Iraq
2015 - Hamonized Support for Agriculture Development (HSAD)

Informe
Sustainable consumption for better resource management in Arab countries

2015 Annual report of the Arab forum for environment and development (AFED)
The report analyses the determinants of demand on energy, water, and food in the Arab region, thgat  include socio-economic contexts, level of development, population growth, rate of urbanization, scarcity of water resources, the harsh climate conditions, and pricing policies. However, the region is truly heterogeneous in terms of socioeconomic contexts,...
Algeria - Bahrain - Egypt - Iran (Islamic Republic of) - Iraq - Jordan - Lebanon - Libya - Mauritania - Morocco - Oman - Qatar - Sudan - Syrian Arab Republic - Tunisia - United Arab Emirates - Yemen
2015 - Arab Forum for Environment and Development (AFED)

Informe
Sustainable Food Consumption in Arab Countries

The need for sustainable food consumption in Arab countries has emerged from the regional concern for food and nutrition security that requires special consideration on multiple levels and disciplines. In response to population growth and demand, the current Arab food system – characterized by intensive agricultural production as well as...
Algeria - Bahrain - Egypt - Iran (Islamic Republic of) - Iraq - Jordan - Kuwait - Lebanon - Libya - Mauritania - Morocco - Oman - Qatar - Saudi Arabia - Sudan - Syrian Arab Republic - Tunisia - United Arab Emirates - Yemen
2015 - Arab Forum for Environment and Development (AFED)

Artículo de blog
Scientists Call for Action at EXPO Milano on Salinity, a Growing Agricultural Crisis: The Case of Iraq

An estimated 25,000 hectares of Iraqi farmland are abandoned every year because of elevated salt levels from a combination of poor drainage system and salt-laden irrigation water, particularly in the Tigris-Euphrates basin in central and southern Iraq – the country’s traditional breadbasket. The ‘roadmap’ to implement evidence-based salinity reduction and management is no doubt...
Iraq
2015 - International Center for Agriculture Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA)

Artículo de revista
Iraqi govt, U.N. agencies begin training women to farm

The Iraqi government and United Nations agencies have earmarked $2.5 million this month to boost literacy and train women and girls in rural provinces to work in agriculture.
Iraq
2015

Documento/nota de orientación
Subregional strategy and action plan

Resilient livelihoods for agriculture and food and nutrition security in areas affected by the Syria crisis
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is closely monitoring the impact of the Syria crisis on food security, nutrition, agriculture and livelihoods in Syria and neighbouring Lebanon, Jordan, Turkey, Iraq and Egypt. Assessments carried out across the affected subregion indicate that threats to food security and...
Egypt - Iraq - Lebanon - Syrian Arab Republic
2015 - Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)

Artículo de revista especializada
Impacts of Soil Salinity on the Productivity of Al-Musayyeb Small Farms in Iraq: An Examination of Technical, Economic and Allocative Efficiency

The objective of the study was to investigate how smallholder farm communities could sustain economically viable agricultural production in the salt-affected areas of Al-Musayyeb in ‘Central Iraq’. It aims at opening a new dimension to farmers and policy makers on how to increase production in soil-affected areas by determining the...
Iraq
2015 - CRP on Dryland Systems

Documento técnico
Mapping climate change in Iraq and Jordan

Climate change assessments are based on predictions, or - more accurately - projections of future conditions of temperature and precipitation in a given area. These projections are generated by very complex models, Global Circulation Models (or GCMs). There are three major hurdles in interpreting correctly the results from these models:...
Iraq - Jordan
2015 - International Center for Agriculture Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA)
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