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Conect proposes a training program for Tunisian eco-entrepreneurs - 01/27/2022

TUNISIA. In the framework of the European programme Green Impact Med, the Confederation of Citizen Enterprises of Tunisia launches a call for applications for thirty eco-entrepreneurs.

Green light for floating wind turbines in the Gulf of Lion - 01/27/2022

FRANCE. Ocean WInds and the Banque des Territoires announce their final investment decision for the construction of three 10 MW floating wind turbines some fifteen kilometres off Leucate and Le Barcarès.

The Port of Marseille invests 750 M€ in the production of green hydrogen - 01/18/2022

FRANCE. The Grand Port Maritime de Marseille (GPMM) and H2V Fos sign a partnership to develop a renewable hydrogen production project with a capacity of 600 MW in the industrial port area of Fos-sur-Mer.

Irena sees Morocco as a future green hydrogen giant - 01/18/2022

MOROCCO. According to the latest report "Geopolitics of the energy transformation: the hydrogen factor" by the International Renewable Energy Agency, "the rapid growth of the global hydrogen economy can lead to major geo-economic and geopolitical upheavals and a wave of new interdependencies".

Green finance accounted for 51% of total EBRD investments in 2021 - 01/13/2022

EU. The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development has invested €10.4bn in 2021, of which a record 51% will go to green economy projects.

The European Commission grants €319 million to Croatia to finance its reconstruction after several earthquakes - 01/04/2022

CROATIA. The European Commission has approved €319 million in aid to Croatia to help rebuild the country after several earthquakes.

EU funds expansion of Jordan's largest landfill - 12/08/2021

JORDAN / EU. The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and the European Union are providing financial support of almost €15M for the modernisation of the Al Ghabawi landfill, the only one in the Jordanian capital.

EU to fund wastewater treatment plant in Jordan - 11/30/2021

JORDAN / EU. The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development is providing a €30m sovereign loan to upgrade wastewater treatment facilities in Jordan, notably to serve Syrian refugees.

114 million to support small farms - 11/24/2021

The African Development Bank signed on Tuesday 23 November with the Kingdom of Morocco a loan of 114,03 M€ intended to finance a part of the Programme of Support for the Inclusive and Sustainable Development of Agricultural and Rural Areas (PADIDZAR).

Garanti BBVA Leasing to on-lend $25m of climate finance - 11/23/2021

TURKEY. The Turkish company Garanti BBVA Leasing is to benefit from a $25 million line of credit from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development to help companies with their climate investments.

754 French farmers to receive €40.2m for environmental services - 11/16/2021

FRANCE. The Rhône Méditerranée Corse Water Agency is going to finance, for five years and to the tune of 40.2 M€, twenty-one territorial projects covering nearly 68,000 hectares of useful agricultural surface.

Airbus Helicopters completes world's first 100% biofuel helicopter flight - 11/10/2021

FRANCE. A partnership between Airbus Helicopters, Safran Helicopters Engines and TotalEnergies has resulted in the world's first flight of a helicopter powered solely by sustainable aviation fuel, near Marseille.

Italy and Spain overtake France on the world wine podium - 11/09/2021

WORLD. World wine production in 2021 is expected to be 4% lower than in 2020 with 250 million hectolitres. The top three producers, Italy, Spain and France, are particularly affected.

EU pledges €1bn to protect the world's forests - 11/03/2021

EUROPEAN UNION. European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen announces that the European Union will spend €1 billion over five years "to protect the world's forests.

41% of plastic packaging is recycled in the EU - 10/27/2021

EU. According to a Eurostat study, each inhabitant of the European Union generated 34.4 kg of plastic packaging waste in 2019, but recycled only 14.1 kg.
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