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Tunisia Country Climate and Development Report

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2023-11-29
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2023-11-29
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This Climate Change and Development Report (CCDR) establishes the case for a new economic model to address Tunisia’s challenging economic and social context and vulnerability to climate change. Building on extensive analyses and consultations (see Box 1 for our approach), the CCDR calls for a new model that emphasizes the role of the private sector in generating most jobs, while the state focuses on its regulating function, funding expenditures with the highest social and economic returns, and directing resources to interventions that are both economically and environmentally sustainable. The proposed model would involve major changes, such as using pricing to rationalize the consumption of resources and creating economic conditions that support private investments in climate adaptation and decarbonization. It would also involve a shift from recurrent public expenditures to public investments in adaptation and decarbonization.
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World Bank Group. 2023. Tunisia Country Climate and Development Report. CCDR Series. © Washington, DC: World Bank. http://hdl.handle.net/10986/40658 License: CC BY-NC-ND 3.0 IGO.
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