7th edition of “Riyeda” Entrepreneurship Fair opens

The 7th edition of the “Riyeda” Entrepreneurship Fair opened on Wednesday at the culture city in Tunis. Some 765 Tunisian young entrepreneurs, 271 business leaders and 48 investors attended the two-day fair which provides the opportunity for young entrepreneurs to meet investors, representatives of financing structures and banking institutions. CEO of “Tunisie Place de March√©” (TPM) Skander Haddar said that this is the largest gathering of the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Tunisia, which brings together a total of nearly 10,000 participants. One hundred exhibitors including banks, support structures are present to…

IFAD, Tunisia invest in improving livelihoods of poor rural families

The International Fund for Agricultural Development of the United Nations (IFAD) announced support for a new project that aims to reduce rural poverty in the region of Kairouan, one of the most disadvantaged in the country, Africa Agribusiness said in an article published Tuesday. At least 16,800 highly vulnerable Tunisian families will benefit from activities to improve their living conditions, incomes and resilience in the face of climate change, the same source said. In Tunisia, although the poverty rate fell from 20 per cent in 2010 to 15 per cent…

1st edition of School of Plasma and Fusion Physics in MENA region – MPFuS2020

Tunisia hosted from the 3rd to the 7th of February 2020 the 1st edition of the School of Plasma and Fusion Physics in the MENA region – MPFuS2020. This important scientific event was organized by the CEA Atomic Energy and Alternative Energy Commission, through its Regional Operational Representation (RRO) and its Research Institute on Magnetic Fusion (IRFM), the Tunisian Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research (MESRS) and the National Center for Nuclear Sciences and Technologies (CNSTN). More than fifty scientists, between professors, researchers, doctoral students or Masters students from…