You will find here explanatory or contextualization articles intended to provide simpler answers on different questions.
Borders and Migration Economy and Finances
Navigating IMF and Migration Policy Negotiations: Tunisia's Complex Dance
| 07 April 2023 | 15 minutes
Since the end of February and after a long period of silence, the international community, notably the European Union, has finally shifted its focus to Tunisia. The debates surrounding the "migratory crisis" are flagrantly mixed with economic concerns, as tensions rise between the IMF and Kais Saied, who has just turned down a loan from the Fund.
Economy and Finances
Budget 2023: What if Tunisia had only 100 Dinars in the State Treasury?
| 30 March 2023 | 10 minutes
For several years now, Tunisia has been facing an economic crisis. As a result, the government is struggling to finance the state budget for the year 2023 and, as in previous years, will have to rely heavily on borrowings. Inkyfada tries to unpack some figures by breaking down the state budget to 100 dinars.
Agriculture and Food
The "commons", an age-old tradition in Tunisia
| 15 March 2023 | 15 minutes
"Water here [Tamaghza] is free for everyone! It has always been and always will be!" In many parts of the country, water, land, and other resources are fairly shared between individuals, a far cry from any privatized system. This community-oriented method of pooling and preserving resources has been around for centuries in Tunisia.
Rights and Freedoms
Bouraoui, Hannache, Bouhafs ... Algerian opponents under threat in Tunisia
| 09 March 2023 | 10 minutes
Algerian opponents and activists have fled to Tunisia to escape the threats they face in their country. The most recent example is Amira Bouraoui, who was at one point facing extradition. Before her, Zaki Hannache and Slimane Bouhafs came to Tunisia to seek refuge. Although Tunisia is legally obliged to protect these activists, their safety remains questionable.
Economy and Finances
Sending money home: How Tunisians abroad impact their home country
| 30 November 2022 | 15 minutes
Since the revolution, the money that Tunisian migrants send to their families in Tunisia is increasing significantly. Even during the pandemic, these so-called remittances reached a record high. Why? And how does this impact the Tunisian economy?
Borders and Migration
Serbia: Why the last European country is stopping visa-free travels for Tunisian citizens
| 21 November 2022 | 7 minutes
Serbia was the last country in Europe where Tunisian citizens could travel visa-free. Starting from November 20, Tunisians now need a visa to enter the small country in Eastern Europe. Why did Serbia change its visa policy? And what role does the European Union play in this?
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