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IMF Statement on Tunisia

Mr. Björn Rother, IMF mission chief to Tunisia, made the following statement at the end of a staff visit to discuss the economic outlook and the authorities’ policy intentions under Tunisia’s economic reform program supported by a four-year IMF Extended Fund Facility (EFF) arrangement approved in May 2016 (See Press Release 16/238): read more

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Twelve African Energy, Mining and Industry Ministers confirm attendance at the Africa Energy Forum 2013 in Barcelona

A recent report from the World Bank indicated that the GDP of a third of African countries grew by at least 6% last year, despite the estimate that power outages cost African economies on average around 2% pa of their GDP. read more

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Ten African Government Ministers confirm attendance at the 15th Africa Energy Forum 2013: the international forum for Africa’s power sector

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Successful infrastructure project bonds require improved regulatory frameworks, says AfDB study

TUNIS, Tunisia /African Press Organization (APO)/ African countries need to improve their regulatory frameworks in order to ensure the successful launch of African infrastructure project bonds, says a new report launched by the African Development Bank (http://www.afdb.org).
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MENA gains from US climate fund

The 1st dedicated exhibition for the PV and solar industries of the MENA region 3–5 September 2013 read more

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“In each market where wind energy is being developed, the state is a big player in the initial stages of industry development and is often the sponsor of pilot projects.”

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Climate Investment Funds Give North Africa and Middle East Green Light for Revised Regional Solar Plan

 

AfDB/World Bank-supported plan to generate more than a gigawatt of power read more

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African Development Bank Economist to present report on continent’s wind energy market at Clean Power Africa this month

Some 5000 power professionals to gather in Cape Town read more

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Towards a New Economic Model for Tunisia: Identifying Tunisia’s Binding Constraints to Broad-Based Growth –

The Government of Tunisia, the African Development Bank and the United States Government have released a report read more

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Sonelgaz and Condor Electronics featuring Algeria’s leading energy exhibition

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The Group Sonelgaz confirms its participation at electro, automation & energy 2013

Tunisia is the Guest of Honor in 2013

Valuable conference program read more

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AfDB and CIF aim to develop the continent

The African Development Bank (AfDB) report shows projects underway in Africa to reduce nearly 7 million tonnes CO2. read more

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Refining Industry Outlook in Middle East and Africa, 2013 – Capacity Analysis, Forecasts and Details of All Operating and Planned Refineries to 2017

NEW YORK, Feb., 2013  /PRNewswire/ — Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: read more

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Tunisia: Investing in local communities to fight poverty

 

Poverty in Tunisia is concentrated in a few pockets where rates are much higher than the national average.

Poverty rates in Northwest Tunisia are among the highest in the country and unemployment is rampant. This was recently demonstrated by the Tunisian statistical agency of a region where rural communities face a daily struggle against tough agricultural and environmental conditions. This beautiful mountainous part of Tunisia is rich in natural resources with 75 percent of the national water supply and more than half the country’s forests.  But these assets have been over exploited and badly managed. Furthermore, communities here are remote and often isolated contending with a lack of government services, poor soil conditions and a constant threat of natural disasters. read more

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