7-8 JUNE 2017 / Tour & Taxis / Brussels

Improve water mobilisation and irrigation in Tunisia

Improve water mobilisation and irrigation in Tunisia

A dedicated project of water management

Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 13:30 to 14:45
The session debates how to reinforce African communities through public-private partnership inclusive projects, involving investments to foster an integrated management and conservation of natural resources, the reinforcement of skills and technical capacities of young farmers, and the generation of sources of revenues. It will present a three-year project best practice on runoff water management and improvement of hydraulic infrastructures to encourage pluvial agriculture. The project, carried out in the Kebili Gouvernorat through collaboration between the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, the Ministry of Agriculture of Tunisia and New Holland Agriculture, foresees the participation of national, regional, local actors in conformity with Tunisia's priorities on social solidarity, rural development and improvement of living conditions.

Organised by

    Sarantis Michalopoulos
    Lars Skjoldager Sorensen
    New Holland AG Harvesting Product Manager
    Daniela Ropolo
    EMEA Sustainable Development Initiatives Manager
    Hassen Chourabi
    General Director of Ministry of Agriculture
    Government of Tunisia
    Elisabetta Lattanzio
    Free-lance journalist and photographer
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