Water stress in North Africa: The Sahara and Sahel Observatory and the French Development Agency sign a new partnership, Tunis, November 5, 2020

05/11/2020

Tunis - Thursday, November 5, 2020: Signature of a partnership agreement between the Sahara and Sahel Observatory and the French Development Agency for the establishment of a regional initiative: “Water Stress and Climate Change in North Africa” with the presence of the Executive Secretary of the OSS, the Director of AFD Tunisia and the AFD and OSS representatives. 

The purpose of this regional initiative is to promote the dialogue of public policies in the region (Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco and Tunisia) for an 18-month period and to foster a regional-scale knowledge sharing on issues and solutions to contend with these challenges. The initiative will make it possible to create avenues for dialogue with the production of summary documents by country and at the regional level and the release of research documents in AFD's collections.

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Photo credits © Kouraich Jaouahdou, French Development Agency - AFD and © Lilia Benzid, Sahara and Sahel Observatory