Tunisia and Italy sign a cooperation agreement to ensure the sustainability of agricultural systems

Tunis – The Institution of Agronomic Research and Higher Education (IRESA) and the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation (AICS) signed on Friday a cooperation agreement aimed at strengthening technical support in order to ensure the sustainability production systems in Tunisia, reads a press release from the Ministry of Agriculture, Water Resources and Fisheries.

The agreement, which is part of the support program for the sustainable development of the agriculture and fishing sector in Tunisia, financed by the European Union, provides for the development of a 6-year research program from 2022 to 2028. More specifically, it focuses on production systems, the means of developing them and ensuring their sustainability in the face of climate change.

The agreement also provides for the creation of monitoring and evaluation mechanisms based on scientific results and indicators that can be used to develop the agriculture and fisheries sector in a sustainable way.

The signing ceremony of the agreement was chaired by Mahmoud Elyes Hamza from Agriculture, Water Resources and Fisheries and in the presence of officials from the Italian Development Cooperation Agency.

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Lana T. Arthur