Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime

Licit Economy Smuggling in the Maghreb and Sahel

Licit Economy Smuggling in the Maghreb and Sahel

In this episode of Africa and the Global Illicit Economy we explore how licit economy smuggling has become the backbone of communities across the Maghreb and Sahel. This episode features discussions on how governments tolerate and manage the trade in contraband commodities, medicine smuggling from Tunisia into Libya and the importance of food smuggling to borderland communities. Presenter: Lindy Mtongana (twitter.com/lindymtongana?lang=en) Guests: Raouf Farrah (https://twitter.com/raouf_far?lang=en) Max Gallien (https://twitter.com/MaxGallien?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor) Jihane Ben Yahia (https://twitter.com/jihaneby?lang=en) Related material: Max Gallien  http://etheses.lse.ac.uk/4116/ (http://etheses.lse.ac.uk/4116/) https://carnegieendowment.org/sada/77053 (https://carnegieendowment.org/sada/77053) Jihane Ben Yahia https://enactafrica.org/research/research-papers/a-medical-emergency-trafficking-pharmaceuticals-from-tunisia-tolibya (https://enactafrica.org/research/research-papers/a-medical-emergency-trafficking-pharmaceuticals-from-tunisia-tolibya) Raouf Farrah https://globalinitiative.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/After_the_storm_GI-TOC.pdf (https://globalinitiative.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/After_the_storm_GI-TOC.pdf) Producer: Alexandria Sahai Williams

Duration: 32 min

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