More than a welcoming region for your investments

Medenine provides development opportunities in several key sectors such as agriculture, tourism, and renewable energies. Engaging in the rich economic landscape of Medenine, where entrepreneurship supports institutions that boost business success.

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Located in the South-East Mediterranean of Tunisia, the Governorate of Medenine occupies a strategic geographical position as a connecting point between Europe, the Orient, the Maghreb and Africa. The area of the governorate extends over 9,167 km2 with a population of 479,520 inhabitants. Bordering Gabes to the north, Tataouine to the south, Libya to the east, and Kebili to the west, Medenine stands out as home land to the island of Djerba and the Zarzis peninsula, which makes it a world touristic hub.

● the industrial sector of Medenine is made up of 88 companies, 12 of which are totally exporting companies

Its rare sandy coastline, its rich cultural and historical heritage as well as its strengths in the exploitation of dates, geothermal cultivation, the valorization of natural salt and renewable energy technologies make it a diverse region.
The Medenine region combines its rich natural and cultural heritage with a modern and innovative vision that makes it an ideal destination.

More than one good reason to invest in Medenine

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The Governorate of Médenine has a solid infrastructure, especially in the transportation sector. With a developed road network comprising 2,177.4 km of paved roads and 2,407.2 km of agricultural tracks, the region facilitates mobility and access to agricultural zones.
Djerba-Zarzis Airport plays a key role in international connections, mainly serving Europe, Asia, Africa, as well as the regions of Tunisia. The naval network is also well developed, with 8 harbours, including 7 dedicated to fishing and 1 commercial harbour.

Thanks to the installation of developed industrial zones, Médenine presents a diversity of spaces dedicated to economic development. Among these zones we cite Medenine South and Medenine North. These industrial zones help to strengthen the economic activity of the region and present several investment opportunities.

Live and work in Medenine

At the heart of the Médenine governorate, a graceful convergence of key sectors elevates the region into a hub of opportunities and development.

● At the heart of Médenine, education thrives with 250 primary schools, nurturing knowledge from the early years, accompanied by 77 high schools to guide the intellectual development of the youth. In parallel, five higher education institutions, including the Institute of Arid Regions (IRA), provide opportunities for higher learning, shaping a rich and diverse educational community.

● Healthcare services in the region are efficient, consisting of four regional hospitals, 116 primary healthcare centres, six clinics, and a network of 101 pharmacies. This medical infrastructure ensures comprehensive coverage of the population’s needs.

● Vocational development flourishes through a network of six public training centres and 43 private centres providing various programs ranging from electricity to sewing. These institutions cultivate a skilled and adaptable workforce ready to meet the needs of an evolving market.

● Médenine emerges as a special tourist destination with 107 hotels giving a variety of accommodation options. The local crafts , a true cultural treasure, presents unique creations such as carpets, pottery, embroidery, and jewellery, inviting visitors to an authentic environment into the heart of Médenine tradition.

In this quest for prosperity, Médenine presents itself as a centre of integrated opportunities and a multifaceted region, ready to welcome your investment projects.

Launch your business in Medenine

Agency for the Promotion of Industry and Innovation – APII

Established in 1972, APII is a public institution under the supervision of the Ministry of Industry, Energy and Mines. It is responsible for implementing government policy relating to the promotion of the industrial sector and innovation. The APII is the main point of contact for investors regarding the legal constitution of companies and the management of financial and fiscal benefits.
APII services
The One Stop Shop, ISO 9001 certified, provides most of the APII services for the company

● The provision of certificates for the submission of investment project declarations
● Carrying out the formalities for the establishment of companies.
● Assisting with the establishment of companies.

Agricultural Investment Promotion Agency – APIA
APIA is a public institution established in 1983, with the principal mission of promoting private investment in agriculture, fishing and associated services.
APIA services
● Granting financial and fiscal benefits established by the Investment Law No. 2016-71 to promoters of agricultural, fishing, and related services projects, as well as projects involving the primary processing of agricultural and fishing products.

● Identifying investment opportunities and project ideas to be promoted by Tunisian and foreign private operators, thereby contributing to the achievement of national objectives assigned to the agricultural sector.

● Assisting promoters in the preparation of their investment files and providing guidance during the implementation phase of their projects.

Agence Foncière Industrielle – AFI
The Industrial property Agency is a public organisation established in 1973 to strengthen the industrial network and contribute to the economic and social development of Tunisia.

AFI services
● The creation and development of industrial areas equipped with the amenities necessary for the implementation of industrial projects.

● The construction of modular industrial premises and their provision to Tunisian and foreign investors.