The authors of this paper examine Tunisia’s upstream petroleum fiscal regime, considering the government’s policy priority of reversing a decade-long decline in reserves and production. They make recommendations for creating a vibrant petroleum industry to support the local economy, reducing the country’s increasing dependence on imports, attracting investment and boosting exploration activity.
NRGI and its partners have achieved the institutionalization of a multi-stakeholder platform which will soon draft reform action plans. As a result, in formerly autocratic Tunisia, a diversity of voices, including those from civil society, are being heard in crucial natural resource governance reform discussions.
Le but de cette étude est de contribuer au travail de révision du cadre juridique et réglementaire qui régit le domaine minier en Tunisie, et ce dans la perspective d’une amélioration des règles de transparence et de bonne gouvernance exigées par la nouvelle constitution tunisienne.
Four years after the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) began encouraging contract disclosure through its standard, this report assesses the extent to which governments of resource-rich countries have taken up the recommendation.
The oil, gas, and mining sectors of many countries often seem to be surrounded by secrecy and suspicions of vast wealth gone missing through a combination of bad deals with foreign companies, poor management, and corruption.
Disclosing contracts is one of the most important steps that Tunisia can take to promote transparency of its extractive sector. In Tunisia interest in contract disclosure has manifested itself in the advocacy positions of civil society organizations, debates in parliament and the country’s Open Government Partnership commitments. Contract transparency promotes...