WASHINGTON, March 15, 2017 - The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors today approved the following project:
Tunisia - Integrated Landscapes Management in Lagging Regions Project
IBRD Loan: US$ 100 million equivalent
Terms: Maturity 32.5 years, Grace 6 years
Project ID: P151030
Project Description: The proposed loan would improve landscape management and access to economic opportunities for targeted rural communities in North West and Center West regions of Tunisia. The project seeks to promote the integrated landscape development approach to spur economic activity (livelihoods, employment), improve agricultural productivity, foster biodiversity and contribute to climate change mitigation and adaptation, as well as improve water availability and quality.