Tunisia / New community enterprise in Edrouaa: development of forest resources for local development
A new community enterprise specializing in the development of forest resources in the locality of Edrouaa in the delegation of El Fahs (Governorate of Zaghouan), has been created.
During a working session held Saturday on this occasion, the officer in charge of community companies at the Ministry of Social Affairs, Wassim Laabidi said that the idea of creating this company comes from the people of the region and "aims to exploit the forest resources in a way that breaks with a model of subcontracting, which excluded economically the local residents.ation of this company comes from the inhabitants of the region and "aims to exploit forest resources in a way that breaks with a model of subcontracting, which excluded economically the residents.
The financing of this company will be made through financial contributions from the state and banks, in addition to funds from criminal conciliation operations, added Laabidi.
"The legal status of the company has been drafted and the incorporation file filed with the Court of First Instance in Zaghouan, pending publication in the Official Journal of the Tunisian Public Republic Tunisian (JORT) and the opening of the subscription to shareholders, "said for his part, Slah Arfaoui, chairman of the executive committee of the company in question.
"More than 4 hectares of forest areas will be exploited for the processing of pine, mastic, carob and rosemary into aromatic and medicinal products and articles of decoration wood, for the benefit of about 200 families, "he said, noting that the inhabitants have expressed their willingness to engage in this business and ensure its sustainability.