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Program to fight poverty through the development of the production chain of Livestock in the Governorate of Tataouine

Tunisia

Initiative timeframe: 2013/2017

Total initiative costs

€ 1,616,510.0
Reparted as
  • Loans -
  • Grants € 1,616,510.0

Status

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Tunisia


Location

Project activities will be implemented in the Governorate of Tataouine, focusing on some particular delegations. The first Component "Traditional sheep breeding" will be mainly located in Tataouine North and in Remada delegations. The second Component ""Semi-intensive breeding of dairy goats" will be located in the Delegation of Ghomrassen and Bir Lahmar.

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The Programme aims to contribute to the local, economic and social development of the Governorate of Tataouine through (i) the enhancement of the economic potential of the breeding sector for the production of quality meat and (ii) the encouragement of diversification of agricultural production in Irrigated Perimeters throughout the territory in order to support the semi-intensive breeding of goats to establish an industrial production of milk and its derivatives. The programme shall last three years and it will be carried out by the “South Development Office” (ODS), Regional Department of Tataouine, in cooperation with local branches of Regional Agricultural Development Commission (CRDA) and Office for breeding and pasture (OEP). read more close

Main outcome

"Traditional sheep breeding" R1. Improved traditional breeding general conditions (nutrition, hygiene, health and selection); R2. Increased red meat production R3. A slaughterhouse is built and made operational and red meat can be easily produced and distributed in the Governorate of Tataouine. "Semi-intensive breeding of dairy goats" R4. The general conditions (nutrition, hygiene, health and selection) of semi-intensive dairy goat breeeding practiced by farmers / breeders at the irrigation perimeters of Ghomrassen and Bir Lahmar have improved. R5. A system for the collection, processing and distribution of raw milk for the production of milk, cheese and other derivatives is developed in controlled conditions.

Initiative data

Initiative number 010205
Purpose Agricultural development
Sector III.1.a. Agriculture, Total

Subjects

Agency MAE - Direzione Generale per la Cooperazione allo Sviluppo
Counterpart authority Tunisian Government - ODS (Office du développement du Sud).
Representative coop1.tunisi@esteri.it
Other financiers The programme is funded by the Italian Government (Euros 1.616.510,00), and the Tunisian Government, (Euros 579.029,00).

Beneficiaries

Direct beneficiaries of the programme shall be: - breeders and farmers, members of Agriculture Development Groups (GDA in French); - second level producers associations such as "Sociétés Mutuels de Services Agricoles (SMSA)" in Tataouine.

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Office de Développement du Sud - ODS

Construction of a milk collection and processing centre.

Status Ongoing
Type Works, Supply, Services
Procedure Competitive Bidding
Procurement notice Tender preparation

Office de Développement du Sud - ODS

Supply of equipment for the milk collection centre.

Status Ongoing
Type Works, Supply, Services
Procedure Competitive Bidding
Procurement notice Tender preparation

MAECI - DGCS

Thanks to the fund, several short missions were funded.

Status Ongoing
Type Technical Assistance/Consultancy and related expenses
Procedure Competitive Bidding
Procurement notice Tender preparation

Office du Développement du Sud - ODS

Slaughterhouse construction.

Status Ongoing
Type Works, Supply, Services
Procedure Competitive Bidding
Procurement notice Tender preparation

Office de Développement du Sud - ODS

Sypply of equipment for the slaughterhouse.

Status Ongoing
Type Works, Supply, Services
Procedure Competitive Bidding
Procurement notice Tender preparation

MAECI - Italian Embassy

Thanks to the fund, an expert was recruited.

Status Ongoing
Type Technical Assistance/Consultancy and related expenses
Procedure Competitive Bidding
Procurement notice Tender preparation