Achref Chibani

Achref Chibani is a former Nonresident Fellow at TIMEP focusing on climate change in the Middle East and North Africa region. He is a Tunisian journalist, researcher, and civil society activist whose core areas of focus are climate change, renewable energies, and environmental protection. Based in Tataouine, southern Tunisia, Achref is also an Early Career Researcher Representative at the MENA Social Policy Network. He was formerly a visiting scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars’ Middle East Program. You can follow him on Twitter at @ChibaniAchref.

Articles by: Achref Chibani

Europe’s “Green Battery”: Extraction and Dispossession of Energy Infrastructure in Tunisia’s South

Plans to generate solar and wind energy in the southern parts of Tunisia for export to Europe promise prosperity and development to local communities, but their implementation may yield more impoverishment.

Local Roots: Indigenous Seeds and Tunisian Food Security

It is becoming increasingly clear that Tunisia’s agricultural model based on water-intensive hybrid seeds is unsustainable and has eroded Tunisia’s food sovereignty and created damaging dependencies on global grain markets. What, then,...

تصورات مؤتمر الأمم المتحدة للتغير المناخي حول واقع وفجوات العمل المناخي في ليبيا وتونس

من المهم إعادة النظر في تجارب ليبيا وتونس في مؤتمر المناخ السابع والعشرين لفهم الأداء والإخفاقات والفرص المحتملة على نحو أفضل، وأخذها بعين الاعتبار في مؤتمرات المناخ المقبلة.