Arianna Poletti is an Italian freelance journalist based in Tunisia. Her fieldwork focuses on social, environmental and postcolonial issues between Europe and North Africa. She previously worked in France for Jeune Afrique magazine and is a member of the freelance collective Fada.
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A global push for “green solutions” to climate change has driven many governments to pursue policies designed to keep the desert at bay by planting trees. But oasis communities in southern Tunisia are raising the alarm about the problem with a “great green wall.”
Marwa Tahlaoui knows exactly how much inflation rises monthly in Tunisia, and the increases in the prices of taxis, bread and gasoline. Yet “for the first time,” she says, she doesn’t “even know the names of the candidates” running for parliament in her district.