Iraq’s Development Cocktail: A two-way street passing through economic institutions and human capital. By Kozahn Wahid

Forward This research work was supported by the German Agency for International Cooperation GIZ (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH) and implemented in cooperation with the Iraqi Economists Network. The activity is part of the GIZ project Private Sector Development (PSD) which is being implanted in Iraq since 2018. The objective of this particular ac

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World Bank. Iraq: New Partnership to Improve Public Sector Governance, Increase Private Sector Participation, and Rebuild Human Capital

Washington DC, August 05, 2021—The World Bank Group has renewed its commitment to the continued support of Iraq, approving a new Country Partnership Framework (CPF) to form the basis of its 2022–2026 partnership with the country. The framework lays out the main development goals the World Bank Group aims to support in Iraq and proposes a series of strategic interventions to hel

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Kurdistan gives oil companies 18-month deadline to end gas flaring

The unexpected directive could spur progress toward ending the wasteful and environmentally damaging practice of flaring, but it also raises concerns for oil companies. Kurdistan gives oil companies 18-month deadline to end gas flaring A flare burns at the Taq Taq oil field in 2016. (STAFF/Iraq Oil Report) By LIZZIE PORTER AND RAWAZ TAHIR of Iraq Oil Report Publishe

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UNDP: IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON THE IRAQI ECONOMY

FOREWORD This paper builds on the “Impact of the Oil Crisis and COVID-19 on Iraq’s Fragility” published in August 2020 by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). It explored how the COVID-19 pandemic and diminishing oil revenues are affecting various dimensions of Iraq’s fragility. A series of forthcoming papers will provide more details on key aspects of Iraq

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