Tunisia - Project to Support the Design of an Industrial and Innovation Policy for the Horizon 2030

Project Summary

Approval Date 14 Aug 2015
Signature Date 19 Nov 2015
Planned Completion Date 31 Dec 2022
Sovereign / Non-Sovereign Sovereign
Sector Industry, Minning & Quarrying
DAC Sector Code 32110
Environmental Category 3
Commitment U.A 791,380
Status Implementation

Project General Description

The project to support the design of an industrial and innovation policy (NPII) is part of the transformation strategies of its economic model to make Tunisia a regional hub with high added value. The project was designed with the aim of revitalizing industrial activity in the country and strengthen its contribution to the achievement of national priorities, namely the creation of sustainable jobs and the development of priority regions, increased exports, innovation and technological development and the acceleration of the rate of economic growth. It has the following components: (i) Industrial Policy and National Innovation System (SNI) Assessment; (ii) Development and / or updating of industrial policy and NIS (including action plan and costing); (iii) Support to project management, communication and dissemination.

Project Objectives

This project has the following main objectives: (a) Define and formalize a new industrial and innovation policy for Tunisia; (b) Develop and implement an international communication plan.


The main beneficiary of the project is the Government of the Republic of Tunisia.

Participating Organization

Middle Income Countries Fund
Ministère de l’Industrie - Direction Générale de l’Infrastructure Industrielle et Technologique


IATI identifier 46002-P-TN-BG0-004
Last Update 05 Oct 2022


Contact Details

Name STOULLIG Olivier Georges
Email o.stoullig@afdb.org

Geographic Location

Country Tunisia
Coordinates Location Name
36.81897 10.16579 Tunis