April 19, 2021
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.
|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 (provisional)||①Equipment procurement
Two fishery surveillance vessels
Detailed design work, bidding assistance, construction/procurement supervision