• Africa
  • Middle East and North Africa
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  • African Development Bank (AFDB)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Oct 9, 2019
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  • Transport
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 1.00 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ AFDB website

Updated in EWS Sep 11, 2020

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Project Description

According to bank documents, at the sectoral level, the objective of these studies is to strengthen economic exchanges between the Governorates of Gabes and Gafsa with Algeria and Libya through a quantitative and qualitative improvement of transport infrastructures. At the specific level, it’s a question of developing the two corridors concerned by the project.

The present intervention relates to the Economic Corridor Studies: "Bouchebka (Algerian Border) - Telepte- Gafasa - Gabes" and "Hazoua (Algerian Border) - Tozeur and Gabes". They aim at reinforcing the economic exchanges between the Governorates of Gabes and Gafsa with Algeria and Libya. This intervention includes: (i) the study of two corridors on the Tunisian territory between the border posts with Algeria at the port of Gabes (Tunisia) as well as (ii) the study of a logistic area at the port of Gabes.

Investment Description
  • African Development Bank (AFDB)
Contact Information

DIOP Maimounatou Ndiaye 


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