- The Tunisian economy recovered somewhat in 2012, with GDP growing by 3.3%, but this was insufficient to respond to the country’s main challenges: unemployment, especially among young graduates, and regional disparities.
- Tunisia’s political transition has taken longer than expected, with postponed elections and a growing political divide. Political debate prevails over an economic reflection.
- Tunisia has maintained its development potential, but reforms must continue to strengthen sectors with a high value added. Modernisation of agriculture and the development of energies should help Tunisia make better use of its natural resources.
- 23/04/2014 - Africa’s premier development bank reflects on how far it has come and looks ahead to the next 50 years
- 22/04/2014 - Speech at the Launch of the 50th Anniversary Celebrations of the Bank Group by the AfDB President Donald Kaberuka
- 10/04/2014 - A transforming Africa celebrates 50 years of AfDB operations
Department North Africa Region
Director North Africa Region, Mr. Jacob Kolster
Temporary Relocation Agency (TRA)
15 Avenue du Ghana
P.O.Box 323-1002, Tunis-Belvédère, Tunisia
Phone: (+216) 71102065
Fax: (+216) 71330087
|Area:||163,610 sq km|
|Total Population 2012:||10.7 Million|
|Urban Population 2012:||68.07%|
|Female Population 2012:||50.04%|
|GDP:||US$ 44.2 Billion|
|GNI Per Capita 2012:||US$ 4,070|
|Crude Birth Rate (per 1000):||16.73%|
|Human Development Index (rank / 187):||94|
|Human Development Index (scale 0 to 1):||0.712|
|Cumulative Approvals (1967-2012):||UA 5.4 Billion|