Organisers said they were hoping to accelerate the disbursement of $US33 billion ($A42.91 billion) pledged last year for the war-torn country and would be studying proposed donor plans and financing mechanisms.
To that end, Iraqi officials and the US-led coalition have compiled a list of some 700 to 1,000 projects which will be presented in
A source close familiar with the requests said they cover a broad range of subjects both urban and rural, from rebuilding schools and supplying power to homes, to tackling pesticide on farmland.
A senior World Bank official has said
The money will come from a trust fund jointly administered by the bank and the United Nations Development Group (UNDG), and is expected to be approved by the so-called Facility Donor Committee when it meets in Abu Dhabi following the presentations by Hafidh and international agencies.