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Taparura

— Introduction

Urban project aiming to decontaminate and develop the coast at the east of Sfax.
http://www.taparura.com

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Timescale

Creation of the contracting institution in 1985.
Project launched in 2006.
Phase 1 (decontamination) completed in 2015.
Phase 2 (urbanization) design in progress.

Stakeholders

Contracting authority
Society of Research and Development on the Northerns Coast of Sfax (SEACNVS) - institution under the supervision of the Ministry of equipment, housing and territorial development

Technical/Engineering team
Decontamination - Companies Somatra/GET (Tunisia), Jan De Nul (Belgium), Envisan (Belgium)

Programme

Principles of the project
The main goal of the project is the restructuration of the coast, its decontamination from pollutants linked with railway, port and industrial activities, and its transformation in a new district hosting 500 000 new residents.

Surface area
Global surface to be transformed 420 hectares

Budget
403 millions euro

Plan directeur Taparura sud, Taparura nord

KuiperCompagnons
2009
master_plan_taparura.pdf

Federica Gatta
08/01/2016

Links with climate change

Restructuration of the city’s costal and sea environment and construction of a sustainable district.

— Geographic location