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Tunisia: AfDB approves over €25-million- loan to promote agriculture in Zaghouan

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group has approved a loan of more than €25 million to finance the Agricultural Subsector Development and Promotion Project in Zaghouan Governorate (PDPFA).

By promoting the sustainable development of agricultural sectors, this new operation will contribute to strengthening the dynamic of economic and social inclusion with a view to improving living conditions, particularly for young people and women in the governorate.

In order to raise the levels of productivity and added value, the project supports in particular the olive, dairy and organic and high potential sectors in terms of job creation and income.

“With a logic of transformation bringing greater added value, the project aims to consolidate the contribution of the agricultural sector to the growth dynamic, for the people of the governorate of Zaghouan,” said Mohamed El Azizi, Director General for the North Africa Regional Development and Business Delivery Office.


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