WB to contribute to financing two new projects in Tunisia   Leave a comment

TUNIS, March 17, 2011 (TAP) – The World Bank (WB) is to contribute to the financing of two new agricultural projects in Tunisia, announced on Thursday representatives of the international institution who met, in Tunis, Agriculture and Environment Minister Mokhtar Jellali.

With an investment of 87.9 million dinars, the first project concerns achievement, during the 2011-2015 period, of the second part of the natural resources management in three governorates—Jendouba, Kasserine and Medenine. This will help improve income of about 733,000 inhabitants from 72 delegations.

The second development project, worth about 80 million dinars, is to be carried out in the Tunisian north-eastern forest and mountainous areas.

The aim is to improve the socio-economic conditions of inhabitants of the Jendouba, El Kef and Bizerte regions.

On this occasion, Mr. Jellali called on WB to further contribute to financing integrated agricultural development schemes in Tunisia, highlighting the importance the World Bank’s participatory approach as part of achieving agricultural projects and local and regional development programmes.

Source: tap.info.tn

 

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Posted March 21, 2011 by newworldconsulting in Uncategorized

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