FAO helps young Tunisian farmer to venture into cheese production

In Béja, Tunisia, Mohamed Ali Gaidi takes his sheep out to graze at dusk. This is his favourite part of the day as he walks with his sheep and observes their health. Growing up in a rural area in one of the poorest parts of the country, Gaidi cultivated his passion...

Tunisian government signs two UN projects to improve food security

Through a National Action Plan for the agricultural sector in Tunisia, the Tunisian government and the UN Food and Agriculture Organization have announced their collaboration on two initiatives to improve food security and resistance to climate change. Mahmoud Elias...

Protecting Scarce Dryland Water  

ICARDA is grateful to the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the U.S. Forest Service, and the governments of India, Morocco, and Australia for funding this research. ICARDA would also like to recognize its partners the Central Arid Zone...

A new toolkit is transforming rangeland management in Tunisia

Over a third of Tunisia’s land surface is made up of natural rangelands, which support herds of both wild and domestic animals through their native grasses, forbs (herbaceous flowering plants) and shrubs. But the majority (87%) of these rangelands are in arid and...

Tunisia receives €6.2M for olive-oil production

Tunisia has received a TND 20 million (€6.2 million) loan from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) to support olive-oil production in the country. The loan will go to Compagnie Générale des Industries Alimentaires (COGIA SA), a subsidiary of...