Two USAID-funded projects inaugurated in Sidi Bouzid

Two projects funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) were inaugurated Tuesday in Sidi Bouzid, according to TAP news agency. They concern an urban park project in Ouled Chebli in the delegation of Sidi Bouzid and the project of the redevelopment of the youth centre in the delegation of Souk Jedidi. These projects are part of the Programme “Sharekna”, a project to Support Youth and Empower Local Communities”, conducted by Family Health International “FHI 360” in Tunis, Sidi Bouzid, El Kef, Manouba and Ariana, TAP reports. The…

Tunisia ranks 136th in Climate Risk Index

Tunisia ranked 136th out of more than 180 countries in terms of climate risks, according to the Global Climate Risk Index 2019, published by the German Watch Organisation in Kaotowice, Poland, on the fringes of the Climate Summit (COP 24). The average economic loss in Tunisia related to these risks is estimated at $66.040 million (Tunisia ranks 96th). According to the report, Tunisia is better positioned than many others, including island states and poor countries, affected by the increased intensity of storms. The average loss in terms of growth points…