Renewable Energy Irrigation Technology in Iraq

The Tony Laos Memorial Fund for Middle East Research

The Economic and Environmental Impacts of Using the Renewable Energy Technologies for Irrigation Water Pumping and Nanoparticles Fertilizers on Agri -Food Production

Shayma Al-Rubaye, recipient of our Anthony Laos Research Award for the Middle East is studying the economic & environmental impacts of using renewable energy irrigation technology in a farm south of Baghdad. Shayma is an Agricultural Economics student at the University of Baghdad.

Shayma won the inaugural Tony Laos Award for her proposal entitled “The Economic and Environmental Impacts of Using the Renewable Energy Technologies for Irrigation Water Pumping and Nanoparticles Fertilizers on Agri -Food Production.” Please click on our Programs tab to review her fist Progress Report.

Mr. Tony Laos was a founding director of the Conflict and Development Foundation. He passionately believed in the power of agricultural science to create conditions for peace and understanding.
— Edwin Price, CDF Director