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Borders and Migration
Transporters between Tunisia and Europe : a risky but growing business
| 12 April 2023 | 10 minutes
Many private transporters move goods of all kinds between Tunisia and Europe. Most of them, however, operate illegally and risk being arrested by customs. This profitable business has developed thanks to the thousands of Tunisians who rely on it, despite the absence of any protection against fraud and scams. 
Agriculture and Food
Tunisia's Ancestral Seeds: An Important Resource for the Future
| 05 April 2023 | 15 minutes
In Tunisia, indigenous and peasant seeds are discreetly exchanged between committed farmers and associations. They work together in a spirit of solidarity that is reminiscent of the commons, resisting the pervasive use of hybrid seeds.
Agriculture and Food
Dar Emmima, the Garden of Eden for permaculture in Tunisia
| 29 March 2023 | 15 minutes
In Chebba, Elyes Mkacher has transformed his once abandoned house, nestled between the sea and the olive groves, into a paradise of sustainable living by adopting the permaculture approach. This personal initiative, called Dar Emmima, also fits into the spirit of the "Commons", by making wealth sharing a central and sustainable value.
Agriculture and Food
In Makthar, Kid'Chen project is aiming to ensure the food self-sufficiency of schoolchildren
| 22 March 2023 | 15 minutes
In Makthar, in the governorate of Siliana, an association has transformed the only middle-school and residential school in the region. From energy autonomy to food self-sufficiency, transmission, and empowerment, a whole system revolving around sharing is being organized.
Borders and Migration
Sub-Saharan migrants in Tunisia and the inaction of international organizations
| 16 March 2023 | 15 minutes
"I'd go anywhere, as long as we are respected." Sub-Saharan refugees and migrants in Tunisia are still waiting for international organizations such as the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Tunis to come to their aid, while solidarity movements are quietly taking action.
Gender-Based Violence
Nightlife: a false sense of security for LGBTQIA+ people
| 14 March 2023 | 20 minutes
In a country where homosexuality is considered a crime, how do LGBTQIA+ people manage to live life to the fullest? In the artistic and nightlife scene, some spaces claim to be - discreetly - open to the LGBTQIA+ community, giving them access to bars and theaters where they can be themselves. Even so, Anas, Imene, Nour, and many other patrons still feel unsafe.
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