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Tunisia: AFD and CDC partner to support women’s entrepreneurship

A €4.6-million partnership agreement was signed between the Tunisian “Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations” (CDC) and the French Development Agency (AFD) on Thursday March 25, 2021.


The grant is intended to support initiatives in favor of women entrepreneurship in Tunisia. It is part of the Youth, Entrepreneurship and. Digital Technology initiative (JET), initiative launched during the visit of President Macron in January 2018.


In the framework of this initiative, and since September 2018, the partnership between AFD and CDC, through the ENLIEN project, has supported five entrepreneurial initiatives: “Souk El Kahina” initiated by Enda Inter-Arab, “Start’Act” led by Carthage Business Angels and Wiki Startup, several cohorts of the Afkar incubator, and honor loans granted by Réseau Entreprendre and Initiative Tunisie).


ENLIEN supports the Agency for the Promotion of Industry and Innovation (APII) in strengthening its 28 public incubators.

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