GEF to Donate 9.22 MTD to Tunisia to Co-Finance Oasis Development Project

The Global Environment Fund (GEF), the largest funder of environment projects, announced a donation of 9.22 MTD (5.73 million dollars) to co-finance a sustainable management project of oasis systems in southern Tunisia.

The four-year project (2014-2018) seeks to improve management systems of natural resources in the Oases of Gabes, Tozeur, Kebili and Gafsa.

A negotiation protocol will be signed, on Tuesday, at the seat of the Secretariat of State to Sustainable Development in Tunis, with attendance of the Minister of Equipment, Spatial Planning and Sustainable Development as well as the Permanent Representative of the World Bank in Tunisia.

Source : Tunis Afrique Presse