Tunisia: Co-Evolve4BG organised a workshop in Djerba on the potential of sustainable tourism and blue economy

Within the framework of the Co-Evolve 4BG project, an Info Day took place in Djerba, Tunisia, where one of the pilot areas of the project is located, on 25th of June 2021. A large number of stakeholders and relevant people attended the event to learn first-hand about the progress of the Co-Evolve4BG project.

The event was organized by the National Institute of Marine Sciences and Technologies (INSTM), lead beneficiary of the project, at Seabel Rym Beach Hotel, in Djerba.

During the day the main topic discussed was the potential of sustainable coastal/maritime tourism in Djerba. Moreover, several initiatives to promote Blue Economy in the region were presented.

Attendees had the opportunity to meet with  experts in sustainable tourism and Blue Economy, the project team and discovered the area where the pilot will be developed, in order to achieve a sustainable development of coastal/maritime tourism in Djerba, through diversifying the coastal/maritime tourism products (e.g. recreational boating marinas, nature/ecotourism …).