Established in 2006 as a Community of Reality

Welcome to the Neno's Place!

Neno's Place Established in 2006 as a Community of Reality


Neno

I can be reached by phone or text 8am-7pm cst 972-768-9772 or, once joining the board I can be reached by a (PM) Private Message.

Join the forum, it's quick and easy

Established in 2006 as a Community of Reality

Welcome to the Neno's Place!

Neno's Place Established in 2006 as a Community of Reality


Neno

I can be reached by phone or text 8am-7pm cst 972-768-9772 or, once joining the board I can be reached by a (PM) Private Message.

Established in 2006 as a Community of Reality

Would you like to react to this message? Create an account in a few clicks or log in to continue.
Established in 2006 as a Community of Reality

Many Topics Including The Oldest Dinar Community. Copyright © 2006-2020


    Bloomberg: Iraq's bread basket is crushed by drought and neglect

    Rocky
    Rocky
    Admin Assist
    Admin Assist


    Posts : 265610
    Join date : 2012-12-21

    Bloomberg: Iraq's bread basket is crushed by drought and neglect Empty Bloomberg: Iraq's bread basket is crushed by drought and neglect

    Post by Rocky Tue 28 Nov 2017, 6:32 am


    Bloomberg: Iraq's bread basket is crushed by drought and neglect

    12:47 - 28/11/2017


    [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]
    Information / Translation
    The region of Kurdistan, called Iraq's bread basket due to abundant production and fertility of its agricultural land, has been suffering from drought, lack of irrigation water and urban expansion, which has made the region fall in the agricultural field to a large extent and tragic.
    "The Kurdistan region, which supplied Iraq with about half of the country's wheat in 1980, as well as barley and vegetables, is importing these materials. Trucks in Iran, Turkey and China are loaded with cheap agricultural production," the report said. the countries".
    "We and my family planted ten times the area you see, and we harvest the rice, the flour, the cucumber and the cucumber," said farmer Mohammed Othman, who owns four dunums east of Sulaymaniyah, which is now surrounded by tall buildings, cement factories, warehouses and warehouses.
    "A lot of land has been confiscated by local officials to pave the land and turn it into factories without paying any compensation and the rest of this land is barely fit to produce animal feed," he said.
    "Frankly, I say, at the time, I am just trying to keep myself busy and I have rented three plots of land for the purpose of agriculture, in which I paid five million dinars, of which only one million dinars were returned as revenues." "The level of support given to farmers is zero or nothing."
    He continued, "The decline in agricultural production in the Kurdistan region is one of the main weaknesses in the region and the issue of food security is a very important issue in the region depends heavily on other countries in relation to the production of meat and milk, according to the Ministry of Industry and Water Resources in the Kurdistan region has been Import about two-thirds of onions, tomatoes and more than a third of potatoes in 2015 as large amounts of fruits such as oranges, bananas and apples come from abroad.
    Turkey and Iran are key suppliers, and both oppose the secession of the region because of the impact on Kurdish minorities in their respective countries. "
    "In addition to imports, Iraqi Kurdish farmers must also cope with drought caused by climate change and high soil salinity from outdated irrigation methods," a report published this year by Sweden's Lund University found that agricultural land has become less fertile In the province of Duhok in the region over the past decade. "Basically, the land has become less productive, and it is a problem in the Middle East as a whole," said Lina Eklund, co-author of the report. Ending / 25 z

    [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]

      Current date/time is Mon 04 Mar 2024, 4:50 pm