Sfax desalination plant to be constructed soon

The Construction of the Sfax seawater desalination project is due to commence in March this year Secretary of State for Water Resources and Fisheries Abdallah Rabhi said in a statement to media. The project, implemented by the National Water Distribution Utility (SONEDE), aims to strengthen the supply of drinking water to the populations of the Sfax city on the coast in the east of Tunisia. The project provides for the construction of a desalination plant in the locality of Gargour, located 20 km from the city of Sfax. The plant…

ARVEA CEO and Founder takes part in conference on Franchising and MLM, why not you? as part of Riyeda

Credit goes to Riyeda Facebook Page ARVEA is the first Arab and Tunisian Direct Sales Brand A conference was held on Wednesday in the Tunis Culture City as part the 7th edition of the “Riyeda” Entrepreneurship fair (February 12-13) on the theme: Franchising and MLM, why not you? Moderator Wassim Ben Larbi from Express FM conducted the debate to which took part Sadok LARIBI, Founder and CEO of ARVEA, Tarek Thabet, Regional Director RE/MAX Tunis, Fréderic Morlier, Chairman Founder / CEO PANO Group, Hocine SOUFI, Director of Operations Forever Living…

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 Marché” (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…

15 Tunisian startups and 9 SMEs participate in Mobile World Congress in Barcelona

Fifteen Tunisian Startups gathered under the aegis of the Mecatronic Cluster of Sousse and the El Gazala Cluster of Communication Technologies, and 9 SMEs operating in the sector of services dedicated to mobile telephony will participate, for the 8th consecutive year, in the “Mobile World Congress” (MWC) which takes place from February 24 to 27, 2020 in Barcelona, Spain. The Tunisian participation, supervised by the Export Promotion entre (CEPEX), aims to strengthen the positioning of national companies in the ICT sector at the international level and promote Tunisia as a…

FOR THIRD YEAR IN A ROW, TUNISIAN OLIVE OIL TRIOMPHE THUCCABOR GOLD MEDALIST IN LOS ANGELES

The Tunisian extra virgin olive oil Triomphe Thuccabor has been once again distinguished in the United States of America by winning another gold medal at the 21st edition of the Los Angeles Extra Virgin Olive Oil Competition for 2020. The Triomphe Thuccabor olive oil brand, produced by the Ben Ismail farm in Toukaber, Medjez El Bab (northwest of Tunisia), won the gold medal in the Los Angeles olive oil competition for the best extra virgin olive oil in the United States for the year 220. The Extra virgin olive oil…

Nawara field for natural gas extraction operational

Nawara field for the extraction of natural gas from the Sahara of Tataouine is now operational announced on Wednesday caretaker Prime Minister Youssef Chahed. Chahed recalled in a tweet and on his Facebook page that the Nawara field is the largest project in Tunisia with an investment worth about 3.5 billion dinars, a production capacity of 2.7 million cubic meters of gas per day, or 50% of the national production of additional gas, 7,000 barrels of oil and 3,200 barrels of liquid gas. The entry into production of the Nawara…

Third edition of FITA opens

The third edition of the International Conference on Financing Investment and Trade in Africa opened on Tuesday, with the participation of nearly 4 thousand companies, 35 African countries, 100 financial institutions and 60 renowned speakers. President of the Tunisian-African Business Council (TABC), Bassem Loukil, said at the opening of the event that Tunisian banks are almost absent in Africa, especially in sub-Saharan countries which hinders the settling of Tunisian companies in this region. Speaking to media, TABC president said that the virtual non-existence of Tunisian banks in Africa is due…

Tunisia’s annual inflation slows to 5.8%

Tunisia’s annual inflation rate fell to 5.8% in January from 6.1% in December, central bank governor Marouan Abassi said on Friday. The central bank raised its main interest rate to 7.75% from 6.75% in February last year to combat high inflation which stood at 6.8% for 2019. Abassi expressed the hope that this downward trend will continue so that it has a positive impact on the national economy, estimating that the inflation rate will remain below 6% for the whole year 2020. Lower inflation remains dependent on restoring the value…

“Entrepreneurship for All” theme of Entrepreneurship Fair “Riyeda”

The Tunisie Place de Marché SA (TPM) will organize the 7th edition of the Entrepreneurship Fair “RIYEDA” on February 12 and 13, 2020 at the Culture City in Tunis, on the theme “Entrepreneurship for All”. This year, the fair will focus on support and financing for business start-ups by national and international experts, support structures and business leaders. “Other than the first Hackathon by Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning (AIML), there will be a Riyeda challenge “Pitch Competition” to identify the carriers of innovative ideas who need support and financing…