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Towards a prosperous agribusiness sector in Iraq

The GIZ-funded ‘Knowledge transfer for Agribusiness Innovation’ project assists the development of the private sector in the growing Iraqi market. The project will facilitate linkages between international companies and opportunities within the Iraqi market for investment, trade, and knowledge exchange. Through creation of business opportunities, the project aims to promote employment and growth in Iraqi agribusiness.

اقرأ باللغة العربية

Knowledge transfer for agribusiness innovation

Promoting employment and growth

The project activities include knowledge transfer, skill development and expert exchange for and with Iraqi entrepreneurs, companies and private sector organizations from the agribusiness sector. The project aims to develop international networks, advance technical knowledge, and improve productivity of agricultural Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Iraq.

اقرأ باللغة العربية

The project will train 50 national agri-SMEs in Baghdad, Diwaniya, Erbil and Mosul on a cutting edge Knowledge Transfer Training Methodology, developed by GIZ and ZOA. A further 20 national agri-SMEs will receive professional advice and support to improve and modernize their existing business. In particular, the project is working in the seed, date, olive, agri-machinery and dairy sectors.

Iraqi and International companies interested to take part in the project can register their interest via the forms below. Registrations are accepted on a rolling basis.

Registration form for Iraqi company (استمارة تسجيل شركة عراقية)  

Registration form for international company

Project information

For inquiries please contact ZOA via Robert Boneschansker (r.boneschansker@zoa.ngo | +964 750 235 5264) or Shaun Snoxell (s.snoxell@zoa.ngo | +964 751 347 5305). Additional information about the project and registration can be found in the project flyer:

This project is funded by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) (Commissioner) and the European Union (EU) and is implemented by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH: