Placed under the tutelage of the Ministry of Agriculture, Hydraulic Resources and Fisheries, the CNEA enjoys the civil personality and the financial autonomy that confer it the attributes of private consulting engineer of national and international span.
Pioneer and dean of the Tunisian agricultural
engineering, the CNEA took the relief of the antennas of the European
Research departments thanks to the transfer of the knowledge and
technologies assured to its starting by the FAO and the World Bank.