Who doesn’t love Tunisian dates? Tunisia is the world’s largest exporter of dates thanks to companies like @JektisAgro in Zarzis. Chargée d’Affaires, a.i. Natasha Franceschi visited founder Mohamed Tahar Jaziri and his team to see how U.S. assistance has helped diversify products and contributed to the creation of new jobs.
To date, we’ve invested nearly 2 million in the vital agricultural sector. The United States, through USAID, has also recently partnered with the Tunisian Stock Exchange to launch a trading platform for dates and olive oil to expand access to financing for Tunisian agricultural enterprises.