Signing of Grant Agreement with Tunisia: Contribution for strengthening countermeasures against illegal fishing through provision of surveillance vessels

[Goal 8] Decent Work and Economic Growth
[Goal 14] Life Below Water


On April 16, the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) signed a grant agreement with the Government of the Republic of Tunisia in Tunis, to provide grant aid of up to 1.209 billion yen for the Project for the Construction of Fishery Surveillance Vessels.

This project will enhance the fisheries monitoring, control and surveillance system through the provision of surveillance vessels, and thereby support the improvement of fishery resources management in Tunisia. This project will also contribute to the achievement of SDGs Goals 8 and 14.

Details for the project are provided below.


signing ceremony

[Basic project information]
Country Republic of Tunisia
Project title The Project for the Construction of Fishery Surveillance Vessels
Planned implementation period 22 months, including detailed design work and the bidding period
Executing agency General Directorate of Fisheries and Aquaculture, Ministry of Agriculture, Hydraulic Resources and Fisheries
Target region, facilities Coastal areas in Tunisia
Specific project details
①Equipment procurement
Two fishery surveillance vessels
②Consulting services
Detailed design work, bidding assistance, construction/procurement supervision

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