High-level exchanges between the Sahara and Sahel Observatory and the Tunisian Ministry in charge of agriculture, water resources and fisheries, July 9, 2021


H.E. Mr. Mohamed FadhelKraiem, Minister of Agriculture, Water Resources and Fisheries met this Friday, July 9, with H.E. Mr. Nabil Ben Khatra, Executive Secretary of the Sahara and Sahel Observatory. The meeting was held at the headquarters of the ministry with the presence of officials from both institutions.

Discussions focused on the OSS different lines of intervention in Africa in general and in Tunisia in particular, especially in terms of development of tools for monitoring agricultural campaigns and management of shared natural resources.

Mr. Nabil Ben Khatra restated his gratefulness to Tunisia, the OSS host country since 2000 and gave Mr. Fadhel Kraiem a first version of the land cover map of Tunisia, produced by the OSS in partnership with the CNCT and ONAGRI. The Minister took the opportunity to point out the importance of decision-making tools in the management of natural resources and the benefit of using advanced technologies for this purpose.