Iraq Small Business Ideas, Opportunities and SME Organizations. Find the best tips in our Doing Business in Iraq Guide. And get information about Franchising Opportunities in Iraq and Middle East and local industry news starting here. Association of Women Entrepreneurs Iraq. (AWE) is a non-governmental association working with women and children, while also seeking to develop Iraqi heritage and handcrafts. It supports small women’s projects through training and skills improvement activities. The association has participated in many conferences and workshops inside and outside Iraq, most significantly: the International Woman Meeting in South Korea and the International Women Forum for business in London. It has organized a number of workshops and vocational and handicraft training courses for Iraqi women.

Iraq Small Business Online Directory

Iraq Small Business Ideas and Opportunities for Women and MenIraq Small Business Online Directory and Company Index. People in Iraq and around the world are daily searching the internet to find trusted and reliable business contacts. One way Iraqi SME and local small businesses can get found is by listing in the best free online company directories. Adding your Iraq local business listing to these online directories is easy. But if you only list in a few of them, you’re really loosing out a huge opportunity to get found online. A listing in the Iraq Online Small Business Directory is therefore very much recommended. Forbes Magazine 30 Under 30 Asia List 2016. Forbes Asia Magazine has selected the top promising young leaders, daring entrepreneurs and game changers and Asian startups: Forbes Magazine 30 Under 30 Asia List 2016. Follow the link to find the categorized full list of the three hundred (300) talented and recognized individuals from Asia.

Iraqi Project Empowering women
Baghdad Women’s Association (BWA), IraqBaghdad Women’s Association (BWA). Independent, non-governmental association – aiming to “promote its members intellectually and socially and activate their role in decision making positions”. The association participates in conferences and workshops inside and outside Iraq, particularly human rights and women’s rights meetings.

It has launched a number of projects including a project empowering women in the process of establishing peace and democracy and solving conflicts, as well as projects promoting women’s role in national reconciliation.

Video: Entrepreneurship in Iraq. The role of entrepreneurs in helping Iraqi democracy flourish is paramount. CIPE supported a training session for Iraqi Entrepreneurs, organized by the Kurdistan Economic Development Organization, where Iraqi citizens formed a new vision for their role in the economy and their relationship to society at large.

By Joern Nielsen