UN Working to Boost Iraq’s Agriculture

From UN News Center: “United Nations bodies have begun a series of projects to improve agricultural production in Iraq, including irrigation, fertilizers and the building of skills, the world organization’s mission in the country announced today.

The UN Development Group Trust Fund (UNDG TF) is carrying out a $35 million program to strengthen basic irrigation and drainage engineering as well as farming skills in Iraq. The program also seeks to encourage professionals and technicians from different disciplines to work together to benefit farmers.”