Nadhir Al-Ansari , Salwan Ali Abed and Salam Hussein Ewaid* Agriculture in Iraq

The climate of Iraq is of the subtropical semi-dry type; however, the country was rich in water resources until a few decades ago. The climate change, the construction of many dams on the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers in the neighboring countries, wasting water, and mismanagement caused water shortages. Now, there is a need to decrease consumption, good management of water resour

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World Bank: COVID-19 and Low Oil Prices Push Millions of Iraqis into Poverty

New World Bank report calls for urgent fiscal stimulus and economic reforms to help the poor and the most vulnerable in Iraq. Baghdad, November 11, 2020 – The twin shocks of COVID-19 pandemic and the collapse of oil prices have caused significant economic challenges and pushed millions of Iraqis into poverty, according to the new issue of the World Bank’s Iraq Economic Monit

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