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Why Jendouba ?

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An important agricultural and tourism potential

  • Agricultural activity in the Governorate of Jendouba is based on cereals, livestock, horticulture and arboriculture. Indeed, thanks to a vast agricultural area estimated at 300 700 ha of including 170,000 ha of farmland, a forestry potential estimated at 118.5 ha and rich water resources (662,200,000 m3) the Governorate of Jendouba participates significantly in the domestic production of strategic food products: 136, 5,000 tons of cereals, 12,900 tons of fruit, 99,100 tons of vegetables, 120,300 liters of milk and 12,500 tons of red meat. The governorate also produces 70,000 m3 of wood and 7,000 tons of cork...

  • The region has 282 units including 14 totally exporting industrial units and 24 foreign companies. Industrial activity in the region is mainly based on the agri-food sector which accounts for 54 % of the number of projects, 83 % of investment and 40 % of direct industrial use and is characterized by the presence of two renowned large companies namely Laiterie du Nord-Ouest and Complexe Sucrier de Tunisie (respectively specializing in milk and sugar).

  • The region of Tabarka is currently experiencing a significant development of the tourism sector and thanks to its seaside and forest potential and to the existence of an increasingly diverse and developed tourist infrastructure : the Tabarka International Airport, the Golf Course (110 ha), the marina and comfortable and luxury hotel units.

The governorate also offers cultural tourism based on a diverse archaeological heritage (sites of Bulla Regia and Chemtou) and Major international cultural events such as Tabarka Jazz Festival. Furthermore, spa tourism is also developed thanks to the several local hot springs (Ouchtata to Ghardimaou, Essahline in Fernana) as well as the the spa resort of Hammam Bourguiba in Aïn Drahem.

The craft sector is characterized by the production and creation of articles reflecting the specificity of the region such production of articles of coral, processing and treatment of cork and the creation of products of wood and pottery.

A Developing Infrastructure

Available Human Resources