Tunisia planted 4 million olive trees in 2017

Part of 3-year plan for 10 million

26 January, 14:20

    TUNIS - Some 4 million olive trees were planted in Tunisia in 2017 as part of a three-year plan to plant 10 million.

    The announcement was made by Agriculture and Fisheries Minister Samir Taieb, who noted that the plan was to give precedence to the isolated areas in the northeastern areas of the country, ones on the plain and in the border areas. The plan was announced in 2016.

    Tunisia is the second largest producer of olive oil in the world after Spain. (ANSAmed).

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