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Tunisia to get $100M from World Bank to develop forest areas

  • Comments   -   Monday, 13 November 2017 - 14:33

(Ecofin Agency) - By January 2018, the World Bank will provide Tunisia $100 million (about 250 million Tunisian dinars) for a project that aims to develop forest areas and landscapes in the internal regions of the country.

This was told Agence Tunis presse (TAP) by Jade Salhab, senior expert in private sector’s development at the World Bank. Among the main concerned regions are the North-West and the Central-West.

According to him, beside this initiative, another project to develop irrigated farming in the Northern farming areas, is actually being prepared and should be initialed in 2018.

Let’s recall that this new facility from the World Bank is part of a sum of $350 million which the Tunisian government is to receive over the next five years.

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