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National programme of farming state lands will provide 3,500 jobs (Minister of Agriculture)

Published the:  22/03/2018

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(TAP) - The programme of farming state lands will involve an area of​45 thousand hectares (ha) and will provide 3,500 permanent jobs for nearly 400 executives, Minister of Agriculture, Water Resources and Fisheries Samir Taieb announced on Thursday.

Speaking at a press conference held at the Kasbah's Government Palace, he said this programme will be implemented with investments of about 100 million dinars and will improve agricultural production so as to achieve food security and increase the export of agricultural products.

The strategic objectives of this project include employing higher education graduates and non-graduates in the agricultural sector and allowing them to benefit from the advantages and incentives of the new investment law, in order to increase investment in regional development zones and the yield of agricultural lands.

This is besides the regularisation of the land situation of unstructured lands and their integration into the economic circuit, added the minister