African Development Bank (AfDB) and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) to inject US$ 173m into the programme. The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) have agreed to finance the sanitation programme for small municipalities with less than 10,000 inhabitants in Tunisia, to the tune of US$ 173m. The joint commitment is the subject of an agreement signed on January 8, 2019 in Tunis, the capital, with the Tunisian Ministry of Development, Investment and International Cooperation (MDICI) and the National Sanitation Office (Onas). National Sanitation Office (Onas) will be responsible for the implementation of the programme in the field, and will build 30 new pumping stations and 24 new wastewater treatment plants in the 33 small municipalities covered by the programme. The programme provides for the infrastructures to connect to the existing sewerage network and to be extended by 862 km.
Source: The North Africa Journal January 10, 2019 15:11 UTC