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Tunisia: Agriculture – Programme to Support Responsible Investment Benefits 17 Young Tunisians

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Tunis/Tunisia — Some 17 younger (*17*) have benefited from the programme to assist accountable funding in agriculture and meals programs whose goal is to develop accountable agricultural investments and strengthen the position of younger individuals on this sector in Tunisia.

Launched by the Laboratory of Rural Economy of the National Institute of Agronomic Research of Tunisia, the Agency for the Promotion of Agricultural Investments (APIA), in collaboration with the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) in 2019, the programme has funded ten tasks to the tune of 8 thousand dinars every.

Speaking at a convention of this program held Wednesday in Tunis, Director of enterprise creation assist on the Agency for the Promotion of Industry and Innovation (APIA) Monia Ben Romdhane mentioned these tasks have been chosen as a result of they met various standards together with employability and social and environmental impression.

Emna Ouertani, tutorial and researcher on the Laboratory of Rural Economy mentioned the target of this programme is to guarantee an institutional and monetary setting conducive to funding of younger individuals within the agricultural sector. The programme has focused the area of Beja and the sectors of livestock and olive oil, he identified.

She additionally pressured the necessity to provoke reforms of the legal guidelines relating to funding and entry of younger individuals to finance.

Yannick Fiedler, programme officer at FAO mentioned this program can present concrete solutions to younger individuals wishing to spend money on the agricultural sector, indicating that it might be generalized to different areas.