Articles | Volume 78, issue 3
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01 Sep 2023
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Challenging global changes in a post-revolutionary context: the case of irrigated olive growing in central Tunisia

Emilie Lavie, Pepita Ould Ahmed, Philippe Cadène, Ismail Chiab, and Vassili Kypreos

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Short summary
Our research in central Tunisia shows how olive growers are implementing strategies to respond to a triple problem: a capitalist agriculture that depends on global governance, climatic changes that are observed through a decrease in rainfall at the regional scale of the Mediterranean Basin and post-revolution political changes at the local scale.