“They sowed and we harvested …now
we sow so that they may harvest”
Rafidain Association for Agricultural Guidance (RAAG) is an organization that
works to raise farmers’ awareness. The association also support them through
modern scientific methods to help increase their production both
quantitatively and qualitatively. Moreover, provides them with agricultural
equipment depending on the available local potentials.
association was has a moral character and enjoys total independence. It
functions according to the principles on which it was established.
NGO was founded by direct support and guidance from Mr. Sarkis Aghajan.
was established in 05/10 2008 and held its first conference in Baghdede in
10/10/2008. The conference was attendee by hundreds of our people coming from
various social sectors. The Managerial board comprising (7) basic members
was elected along with (2) standby members.
farmers awareness and catering for their lands and help increase their produce
qualitatively and quantitatively through the adoption of modern scientific and
practical agricultural methods as well as the use of developed agricultural
mechanization, seeds, chemical fertilizers, pesticides and herbicides.
for animal wealth through supporting and encouraging farmers by improving them
with good seed breeds and providing them with veterinary medication and
to combat desertification through the establishment of green zones
and processing soil salinity, soil reform, digging of artisan wells and taking
care of irrigation and sewage systems.
various scientific research that contribute to developing various aspects of
agricultural and animal production such as using improved
seeds and finding various strains that are resistant to blights epidemics and
· Cooperation with
farmer societies and activation of their role by involving them in these
societies and encouraging their activities on aspects of production,
distribution and marketing on democratic bases.
house project (2) with a dripping irrigation system.
association took part in the campaign to dump poultry waste materials and