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Detail of GEF Project #3974

GEF Project ID3974
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameMED: Tunisia Northern Tunis Wastewater Project
CountryTunisia
RegionAfrica
Focal AreaInternational Waters
Strategic ProgramIW-2
PIF Approval Date2009-05-06
Approval Date2009-06-24
CEO Endorsement Date2010-06-11
Project StatusUnder Implementation
GEF AgencyWorld Bank
Executing AgencyMinistère de l'Environnement et du Développement Durable (MEDD); Office National de l'Assainissement (ONAS); Direction Générale de l'Environnement et de la Qualité de la Vie (MEDD/DGEQV); Agence Nationale de Protection de l'Environnement (ANPE); Ministère de l'Agriculture et des Ressources Hydrauliques (MARH); Ministère du Domaine de l'Etat et des Affaires Foncières
DescriptionThe GEF Global Objective of the Project – a part of the SUSTAINABLE Med Program - is to finance additional infrastructure which allow increasing the reuse of treated wastewater in agriculture, thereby reducing the volume of treated wastewater discharge from Greater Tunis into the Gulf of Tunis - an environmentally sensitive area of the Mediterranean Sea. The specific objectives of this project are to: i) provide an environmentally safe disposal system for the treated wastewater which will not be reused in agriculture in the North of Tunis; and ii) increase the quantity and quality of treated wastewater made available to farmers to encourage its reuse in agriculture in the Borj Touil area.
GEF Project Grant
8,000,000 USD
GEF Grant
8,000,000 USD
Cofinancing Total
547,000,000 USD
Project Cost
555,000,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
800,000 USD
GEF Project (CEO Endo.)
8,030,000 USD
Cofinancing Total (CEO Endo.)
60,600,000 USD
Project Cost (CEO Endo.)
68,630,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees (CEO Endo.)
803,000 USD
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