Iraq Struggles to Rebuild Agriculture After Years of Devastation, Neglect

February 16, 2017 09:38 PM
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Iraqi farmers returning home after their region is liberated from Islamic State find their fields devastated and their agricultural machinery ruined. The destruction of Iraq's agriculture heartland has exacerbated the country's food security problem which began during Saddam Hussein's rule. VOA's Zlatica Hoke reports on efforts to rebuild Iraq's once thriving agriculture.