Murad Pro Elias and his family are happy with their production of high quality fiber that they managed to cultivate using protected farming style in their plastic homes in Mosul, which is one of eighteen plastic houses installed by the gardening development project in Iraq in four days Distributed all over Ninoy governorate. More than 100 people benefited from this community project, receiving high quality hybrids, fertilizer and fungi to increase productivity and quality of crops. After planting cucumbers during the first growing season, beneficiaries in Mosul city planted beetle, beans, parsley, celery, and other vegetables during the second growing season. The project highlights the advantages and effectiveness of protected agriculture style compared to traditional farming style in open fields, and is considered a typical experimental site to promote modern agricultural technologies and practices.
Murad Bro Alyas and his family are grateful for the high-quality radishes they were able to produce from their protected greenhouse farm in Mosul. This is one of eighteen single tunnel greenhouses installed by the Iraq Horticulture Development Program in four locations across Ninawa governorate. More than 100 beneficiaries were included in this community-based project receiving high quality seeds, fertilizers and pesticides to ensure higher quality and yield outcomes. After cultivating cucumbers in the first growing cycle, the Mosul beneficiaries grew radishes, broad beans, parsley, celery, and other vegetables in the second growing cycle of this greenhouse. This project demonstrates the advantages and effectiveness of using simple greenhouses over traditional open field methods. It serves as a model demonstration site for promoting modern agricultural technologies and practices.