Crafting the resilient future of Iraq through data literacy

As Iraq builds towards a stable future, iMMAP Inc. is at the forefront, cultivating data literacy to facilitate grounded policy-making and sustainable community development.

In today's digital world, knowing how to use data is not just a plus, it's a must-have skill. As countries face big challenges like economic issues, health crises, and environmental problems, using data well is key to making real change.  

‘Iraq Second Update Report for Ottawa Extension Request’ workshop in coordination with National Mine Action Authority (NMAA), represented by the Directorate of Mine Action (DMA), and the Iraqi Kurdistan Mine Action Agency (IKMAA).

Taking up this mantle, iMMAP using its expertise in Iraq to make meaningful changes—from updating local organizations to fine-tuning government policies and improving public services. 

iMMAP Inc.’s approach in Iraq is multi-faceted. We develop cutting-edge information management tools and educational programs. The aim? To provide people with actionable insights they can use to make informed decisions. 

Working closely with local and governmental entities, we are not just improving Iraq's data literacy; we are also building a resilient, sustainable future for the country. This initiative isn't just a case study in what an NGO can achieve; it's a spotlight on iMMAP Inc.’s vital role in driving meaningful change, even when faced with complex humanitarian and development issues.

“Digital data is the currency of the modern world, where every bit and byte hold the potential to unlock knowledge, innovation, and progress.” Clare Pritchard, Iraq Country Representative

A change-maker in Iraq, iMMAP Inc. collaborates with the U.S. Department of State, UNICEF, and the Ministry of Health to foster a data-driven society. Our work with the U.S. Department of State has modernized the Iraqi National Mine Action Authorities, making communities more secure and efficient.

In Iraq, we partner with the U.S. Department of State, UNICEF, and the Ministry of Health. Our joint projects range from modernizing the National Mine Action Authorities to advancing immunization programs. By leveraging Geographic Information System (GIS) technology, we accurately pinpoint underserved communities and enhance service delivery, contributing to improved health outcomes.

Mariwan Abdulwahid Qadir, iMMAP Inc.’s Third Party Monitoring Project Coordinator conducting a verification site visit.

iMMAP Inc. recognizes that flawed or incomplete data can severely impede effective planning and endanger lives. We collaborate closely with key partners like the Iraqi Ministry of Health, Directorate for Mine Action (DMA), and the Iraqi Kurdistan Mine Action Agency (IKMAA) to ensure that accurate and up-to-date data is readily available for planning and decision-making, as well as improving the allocation of aid and responsiveness to emerging needs.