Tag - Iraq

Market Analysis for Olive Farmers in the Nineveh Plain of Northern Iraq

By Carlos Rosales, Visiting Scholar, Purdue University; Ariana Torres, Associate Professor, Purdue University; Asaad Karam, University of Duhok; and Rezgar Mohammed, University of Duhok Supporting partners: University of Duhok, Purdue University, LASER PULSE About the Project This LASER PULSE-funded project's overarching goal is to comprehend the connections between agricultural landscapes and cultural significance, in order to examine the...

Panel on Agricultural Extension, at UoD Conference Center

Conference on the Linkages Between Agriculture and Social-Religious Expressions Held in Duhok, Iraq

Between June 11 and 13, 2022, the University of Duhok hosted a two-day workshop and a full-day conference on the recovery of social and cultural practices of religious and ethnic minorities affected by the Islamic State occupation, and the role agricultural extension and ecological rejuvenation could play in the recognition and restitution of people’s beliefs,...

Northern Iraq

LASER PULSE Project Engaging in Research to Support Cultural Restoration in Northern Iraq

Between 2014 and 2017 hundreds of thousands of Iraqis were killed, and millions of individuals were displaced, due to the Islamic State’s (IS) occupation and the subsequent military campaign to defeat its forces. IS particularly targeted minority communities living in Ninewa province in northern Iraq. Regional livelihoods based on farming and animal husbandry were devastated....