More than 𝟏𝟎𝟎𝟎 𝐩𝐞𝐫𝐬𝐨𝐧𝐬 mainly 𝐯𝐮𝐥𝐧𝐞𝐫𝐚𝐛𝐥𝐞 𝐠𝐫𝐨𝐮𝐩𝐬 (𝐡𝐨𝐦𝐞𝐥𝐞𝐬𝐬 & 𝐦𝐢𝐠𝐫𝐚𝐧𝐭𝐬) have benefited from Urban vegetable gardens under UN-Habitat Tunisia's Food Security project entitled "Unbutterflying the Effects of the Ukrainian-Russian War on the Food Security in Two Municipalities in Tunisia: Tunis & Marsa through food aid distribution in a transparent and inclusive process using digitalization and a web app that is developed to connect vulnerable populations with food.
In 2021, slightly over 2.4 million people in Tunisia were living in urban agglomerations with more than one million residents, constituting approximately 20 percent of the total population. From 2010 onwards, the population living in large urban areas in the country increased constantly.
"This initiative is great! It encourages the youth to be part of creating an urban vegetable garden that ensures food security for people especially in our current critical situation”
Siwar Arfaoui, a young Researcher in international law and Human Rights, who participated in planting an urban vegetable as part of UN-Habitat Tunisia's Food Security project
Donors and partners
UN Habitat identifies and mobilizes local authorities and NGOs to ensure the ownership of the actions implemented in the country, their success and sustainability. The recently inaugurated public space involved
UN Habitat engages also local communities in the design and upgrading of public space initiatives to ensure that their needs are well reflected.
Projets d’ONU-Habitat en Tunisie
Partager les Opportunités pour un transport Urbain à Faible émission de carbone (SOLUTIONS)
- Durée : juillet 2013 – juillet 2016
- Valeur : 130 171 US$
- Donateur : Wuppertal Institut Fur Klima/ Umwelt/ Energie GMBH
- Partenaire d’exécution : Mobili-T Tunisia