Associate Fellow at the Sub-Saharan Africa Centre
François Gaulme, an anthropologist and historian by training, is a Research Fellow at Ifri’s Sub-Saharan Africa Centre. A former Editor of the weekly Marches tropicaux and the quarterly Afrique contemporaine, he lectured on Africa at the Institut d’études politiques, at the Catholic University of Paris and at the Saint-Cyr National Military Academy at Coëtquidan. He recently retired from service at the French Development Agency (AFD) and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. His publications include Le Gabon et son ombre [Gabon and its shadow] (Paris, Karthala, 1988), several collective books on Africa and many anthropological or international relations papers.
Adjustment Is Back: The Political and Financial Crisis in Central African Oil-Producing Countries. Gabon and Congo-Brazzaville Notes de l'Ifri, July 2018
This paper aims to highlight both the financial, economic and political adjustment cycle, affecting two Central African petro-states, Gabon and the Republic of Congo (Congo-Brazzaville).