Landmark election renews spotlight on Tunisia's fragile gains

Tunisia held Sunday its first-ever presidential election. The country's political reforms since the fall of Ben Ali have been hailed by many, but some wonder whether peace — and donor support — will continue long enough to see sustainable economic development gains in five or 10 years.

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  • Russell Moll

    Russell Moll is a former senior associate with Devex. Prior to Devex, he worked for SAIC where he managed and executed collaborative exercises that facilitate the exchange of ideas to improve policymaking.
  • Molly Anders

    Molly Anders is a former U.K. correspondent for Devex. Based in London, she reports on development finance trends with a focus on British and European institutions. She is especially interested in evidence-based development and women’s economic empowerment, as well as innovative financing for the protection of migrants and refugees. Molly is a former Fulbright Scholar and studied Arabic in Syria, Jordan, Egypt and Morocco.

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