Culture, Arts & Heritage

The section « Culture, Arts and Patrimony » includes the actors, the laws and the public politics related to the production and the accompaniment of the cultural Tunisian life, the mediatic scenery and its interactions with the other sectors (political, economical…), the valuation and the conservation of the patrimony.

Protection of heritage in Tunisia: mismanagement and legislative weakness

This policy brief addresses protection of heritage; a national sovereign wealth that must be protected and secured for current and future generations. The sustainable protection of heritage does not only depend on the type of heritage (tangible, intangible, natural, etc.) but also specific the threats it faces. Heritage is a unique resource and its disappearance is irreversible as restoration to its original state is, in most cases, almost impossible. Therefore, is it necessary to adopt more serious policies and laws to manage these assets?

By Malika HAJ KACEM | 13 April 2021

Local seeds: a history of dispossession

Seeds are one of the first means of production that were forcibly taken from farmers during the liberalization of the agricultural sector. This expropriation did not occur directly, but was introduced under the guise of modernizing agricultural activity.

By Aymen Amayed | 12 December 2020