FAO Regional Office for Near East and North Africa

Support to agricultural Livelihood of rural and peri-urban returnees and communities in Ninawa governorate Iraq

30/06/2021-30/06/2021

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The inaugural ceremony of dairy processing, marketing, and micro-enterprise centers established under the EU-funded project: Support to agricultural Livelihood of rural and peri-urban returnees and communities in Ninawa governorate Iraq, implemented by FAO in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture.

 

 

The event includes the following activities:

  1. Opening ceremony
  2. Distribution of milk equipment and sugar molasses
  3. On-farm demonstrations of newly introduced green fodder crops
  4. Inauguration of medium/small scale milk processing and marketing centers and village milk collection centers
  5. Exhibition of traditionally processed dairy products

 

            Venue:                        Directorate of Agriculture, Bashiqa

Time:                           Wednesday, June 30, 2021 at 9:30 am

 

 

 Programme

  Location: Directorate of Agriculture, Bashiqa

Time

Activity

9:30-10:30

Iraqi National Anthem

Opening ceremony – Welcome address 

 

  • FAO Representative in Iraq, Dr. Salah El-Hajj Hassan
  • Undersecretary of the Ministry of Agriculture, Dr. Mithaq Abdul-​Hussein.
  • DSRSG/RC/HC, Ms. Irena Vojáčková-​Sollorano
  • Ministry of Migration and Displacement: Mr. Karim Hassan Ali Noori
  • Ministry of Water Resources Minister: Mrs. Samira Al-Shabib
  • Ministry of Planning: Mr. Basem Dari Mahmoud
  • Ninewa Governor Representative
  • Ninewa Agriculture Director - Dr. Rabie Youssef Elias
  • FAO expert, Dr. Chedly Kayouli
  • Farmers representative.

10:30 -11:00

Equipment Distribution to farmers in Bashiqa Agriculture Division

11:00 -11:25

Movingfrom Bashiqa to Karamles village – Al-Hamdaniya district

11:25 -11:45

  • Distribution of sugar molasses to improve animal nutrition: 1 000 tons to 4 000 farmers
  • On-farm demonstrations of newly introduced green fodder crops

11:45 -12:00

Moving to Bartella, Shaqoli village

12:00 -13:00

  • Inauguration of medium/small scale milk processing and marketing centers to support rural women
  • Inauguration of village milk collection centers for collecting, cooling, and processing dairy products
  • Women Exhibition of traditionally processed dairy products

13:00 - 14:00

Lunch

  

 

 

 

 To participate:

Contact persons:        Security and logistics:            Ranj Shaaya                            Mobile: 07740846709

                                       Technical:                               Abdulrahman Kashmoola      Mobile: 07716966607