Tunisia boosting renewable energy drive

Climate Fund Managers (CFM) and UPC Renewables (UPC) will develop a 30MW Sidi Mansour wind farm in Tunisia. The project will be one of the first wind independent power producers (IPP) in the country. Climate Fund Mangers is participating as co-developer, sponsor, financial advisor and E&S advisor to the project, through the development and construction financing facility under its management, Climate Investor One (CI1).  UPC will lead the development of the project with its local team that will lead land securitisation, permitting, grid connection, wind resource assessment and engineering and procurement contracts. “We can start…

Tunisia starts first immigration census

The Tunisian statistics institute (INS) started its first census on immigration to help define the country’s migration policies. The INS announced it had started the first census on international migration in Tunisia. Called the “Tunisia-Hims,” this survey is meant to provide accurate and clear statistical data on immigration in Tunisia. The first of its kind in Tunisia, the survey was launched this month and will end in March 2021. It will cover the entire national territory and will include all affected social groups, such as migrants, repatriated people and foreign…