• Tunisia
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • European Investment Bank (EIB)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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  • Infrastructure
  • Transport
  • Water and Sanitation
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 130.97 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Currency conversion note:
Bank reported EUR 110 million
Converted using 2017-09-04 exchange rate.
Project Cost (USD)
$ 261.97 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please see updated project documentation for more information.
Currency conversion note:
Bank reported EUR 220 million
Converted using 2017-09-04 exchange rate.
Bank Documents
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ EIB website

Updated in EWS Sep 4, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Aug 18, 2017

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Project Description
The project concerns the rehabilitation of poor urban areas distributed across all 24 regions (Gouvernorats) of Tunisia through the provision of basic public infrastructure. In particular, the project's outputs will consist in the creation or extension of water and wastewater networks, road pavement and drainage, installation of public lighting, construction of playgrounds, sports and socio-cultural centers, and economic and manufacturing facilities. Moreover, the project could include specific interventions in the historical centres of a number of cities (medinas). The project builds upon the success of the predecessor operation "Rehabilitation Urbaine Tunisie" (EIB loan signed in 2012). The project will contribute to local development and job creation through the spill-over effects of the investments in infrastructure and buildings all over the Tunisian territory. The direct and indirect socio-economic benefits will be very large, with strong leveraging of private investments by public infrastructure investments. By strengthening the economic resilience of Tunisian municipalities, the operation will further support the ongoing de-centralisation process in Tunisia.
Investment Description
  • European Investment Bank (EIB)
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