Associate Research Fellow, Sub-Saharan Africa Center
- Lake Tchad, Mauritania, Mali, Niger, Burkina Faso, Madagascar
- Safety, country risk
- Corporate Social Responsabilty
Mathieu Pellerin is an Associate Research Fellow at Ifri's Sub-Saharan Africa Center. His research focuses since 2010 on Sahel (Mauritania, Mali, Niger, Burkina Faso), Lake Tchad and Madagascar.
Since 2015, Mathieu Pellerin is Special Adviser in charge of the intra-Islamic Dialogue for the Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue (HD) and international consultant for public and private organizations (World Bank, European Union, NGOs, etc.). He is also editor-in-chief of Sécurité & Stratégie review.
Since 2012, the proliferation of jihadist groups across the Sahel has monopolized the attention of the authorities.forced by the threats they represent and the weakening of their regal power, states are gradually withdrawing from their peripheral rural territories. As a result, populations...
Armed Violence in the Sahara. Are We Moving From Jihadism to Insurgency? Etudes de l'Ifri, December 2019
While everyone is questioning the effectiveness of the anti-terrorist response in the Sahel, the first challenge is to ensure that the jihadist phenomenon in the Sahel is fully understood.
Often described as an “ungoverned area”, the Niger-Libya border is nevertheless at the centre of major economic, political and security challenges. Both the Libyan authorities and the Nigerien state are struggling to establish tight control over this particularly isolated area.
Has Madagascar really emerged from the crisis which started in 2009? In purely formal terms, it is customary to consider that the December 2013 presidential election ended a political sequence of relative institutional paralysis since the coup in March 2009 and the transitional...
Four years after the Jubilee block went into production, we can make an initial assessment of the governance of Ghana’s oil resources. In terms of its institutional structure, Ghana is seen as a model for the entire continent.
The question of the Chinese presence in Madagascar is very accurate. It is an opportunity for us to portray the sino-madagarscan relations.
Summary: The scale of the violence which has hit Madagascar has taken many commentators by surprise. However, early warning signs were visible over the last few months. The origin of this crisis can be linked to President Ravalomanana's management of political, economic and social...