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Tunisia- Appraisal Report - Rural Drinking Water Supply Programme - Phase II
The Rural Drinking Water Supply Programme (Phase II) in Tunisia entails building new drinking water supply (DWS) systems (including new boreholes) and rehabilitating existing ones in rural areas. It will also build autonomous DWS and sanitation systems in unconnected schools in rural areas and strengthen the capacity of national, regional and local stakeholders (including civil society) operating in the rural DWSS sector. The programme covers an area that includes 20 of the country's 24 governorates and targets a beneficiary population of approximately 372,000 people and over 1,200 schools (identified in collaboration with the Ministry of National Education) with approximately 130,000 students and teaching staff. This programme is estimated to cost UA 120.6 million and is scheduled to be executed over a period of 48 months (2016-2020).