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« BIOFACH 2019 » from 13 to 16 February 2019 in Nuremberg, Germany

The Technical Center of Organic Agriculture participates in the World’s Leading Trade Fair for Organic Food « BIOFACH 2019 » from 13 to 16 February 2019 in Nuremberg, Germany, in order to promote Tunisian Organic Agriculture products, identify opportunities and partnerships to invest in this sector and exchange experiences with the participants in this event.

The Technical Center of Organic Agriculture will be part of the Tunisian delegation which will take part in the BIOFACH in collaboration with the Agency for the Promotion of Agricultural investments (APIA) and the various organic operators in Tunisia.

For more Information : www.biofach.de 

 

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Self produced Seeds 2018

Self produced Seeds

The Seeds used in the organic agriculture must be produced according to this organic method of production for at least a generation, all in accordance with the standard specifications of plant production according to the organic mode (Order of the Minister of Agriculture of February 28-2001; O.G.R.T. N°19 of March 6, 2001).

However, be permitted, for a transitional period until December 31, 2020 (Order of the Minister of Agriculture, Hydraulic Resources and Fisheries of February 9-2016; O.G.R.T. N°14 of February 16, 2016),the use of Seeds not obtained according to the organic mode of production under Article 5 of Law No. 99-30 of April 5-1999 , relative to organic farming as much as the following conditions are satisfied :

  • Seed Users may prove a way deemed sufficient by the national commission for organic farming, they could not obtain in local markets propagating material for an appropriate variety of the species question.
  • The seeds used are not treated with pesticides not contained in two annexes of the standard specifications of plant production according to the organic mode.

So, to facilitate the availability of information for organic operators, the Technical Center of Organic Agriculture prepared in collaboration with the various agricultural organizations during each crop year, a database relating to the preliminary list of self produced organic and untreated seeds in Tunisia.

The preliminary list of self produced organic and untreated seeds in Tunisia

Organic Input seeds self-produced production certified farming

Export of organic olive oil

Export of organic olive oil

The export quantity of organic olive oil is 28400 tons during the season 2016-2017 (6% more than the previous season 2015-2016), with an export value of 310 million Tunisian dinars which represent an increase of 28% compared to the past campaign (2015-2016).

Thus, the exported quantity of organic olive oil is 42% compared to the total exported quantity while the export value of organic olive oil is 48% compared to the total export value of olive oil.

It should be noted that the number of exporters of organic olive oil is 28 and the export concerned 19 countries where

 Italy represent 40%, France 33,2%, Spain 9,5% and the USA 8,4%.

Also, the quantity of packaged organic olive oil exported represents 4% of the total quantity exported of organic olive oil.

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Source: Website of Ministry of Agriculture, Hydraulic Resources and Fisheries (30/11/2017)

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The privileges granted to the agricultural sector under the new investment law

The privileges granted to the agricultural sector under the new investment law

- Delete category "C" in the classification of investment operations and maintain category "A" and "B".

- Increase in the maximum value of micro enterprises from 60 to 200 thousand dinars.

- Promotion of the subsidy of modern agriculture from 25% to 50%.

- Increase of the mortgage loan to small farmers and holders of certificates of 150 thousand dinars to 250 dinars with the procedures of facility.

- Increase in the grace period, the salvage of loans from 5 to 7 years (knowing that the repayment of the term of the loan is 25 years).

- Reduction of interest rates on loans from 5% to 3%.

- Possibility of using mortgage loan in connection with the acquisition of Mnabat companies in order to contribute to the reduction of the fragmentation.

- Ensure the configuration works expenses (drilling and electrification of the well, one of the most important obstacles in the old investment code).

- Adoption of uniform technical standards (eg the space required for the acquisition of a 30-hectare tractor instead of 50 hectares at present).

- Deduct all income and profits from the taxable base for the first ten years of the date of entry into force of the activity.

Source: Website of Ministry of Agriculture, Hydraulic Resources and Fisheries, on 11 April 2017.

To obtain the logo for Tunisian Organic Products

Order of the minister of the agriculture, hydraulic resources and fisheries of January 6-2017 amending the Order of October 24-2005, related to the administrative services given by the department of the ministry of agriculture and hydraulic resources, public institution under supervision and on the conditions of their grant. 

(O.G.R.T N° 5 – January 17, 2017).

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