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Founded in 2007, the Sub-Saharan Africa Center of the French Institute of International Relations - Ifri works to address the cross-disciplinary issues that the African continent is facing. The Center achieves its mission through quality analyses available in various formats.

Aimed at renewing interpretative frameworks and nurturing public debate, the Center’s expertise offers helpful tools for policy-makers in Africa. The Center also provides analyses for some key actors in Africa such as the French Ministry of the Armed Forces (Ministère des Armées), the French Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs (Ministère de l'Europe et des Affaires étrangères), International Crisis Group, the OECD or the World Bank.

Launched in 2008, l’Afrique en questions covers topics of broad and current interest. In addition, the Policy Papers and Reports published by the Center provide more comprehensive analyses. These publications are combined with public events where politicians, academics, companies and civil society can promote dialogue about Africa and share analytical tools.

Afrique Décryptages, the Sub-Saharan Africa Center’s blog, provides information regarding the Center's activities, publication announcements, conference reports, and links to the Center's research fellows’ public appearances. Afrique Décryptages also works as a forum where the research fellows share their opinions about topical issues and stimulate debates and discussions.

 

Alain ANTIL

Research FellowDirector of Ifri's Sub-Saharan Africa Center

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Sina SCHLIMMER

Research Fellow, Ifri's Sub-Saharan Africa Center 

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Elisa DOMINGUES DOS SANTOS

Project Officer at the Sub-Saharan Africa Center and Turkey/Middle East Program

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Benjamin AUGE

Associate Research Fellow, Sub-Saharan Africa Center / Center for Energy and Climate

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François GAULME

Associate Resarch Fellow, Sub-Saharan Africa Center

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Mathieu PELLERIN

Associate Research Fellow, Sub-Saharan Africa Center

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Thierry VIRCOULON

Associate Resarch Fellow,Sub-Saharan Africa Center

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02/11/2017

In the week following Trump’s election, Ifri published a study to identify the likely changes in U.S. foreign policy. From the outset, this election appeared as a change in the U.S.’ trajectory, with consequences on the power relations and functioning of the international system.

17/10/2017
By: Vittoria MORETTI

The aim of this paper is to assess how an African country deals on the long run with the decline of international aid and foreign direct investment. This paper is a contribution to the debate about the effectiveness of the international sanctions system.

27/09/2017

The study and comparison of different National Oil Companies (NOC) help understanding the political history of Algeria, Nigeria and Angola. The NOC’s role and activities depend on several economic and political aspects. For example, Angolan Sonangol has been the coffer for the Popular Movement...

11/09/2017
By: Eleonora DOBLES PERRIARD

Maputo, the capital of Mozambique, is driven by fascinating urban dynamics. The country’s institutional setting is influenced by the legacies of the different political regimes of the last 50 years, which have left visible traces on the urban fabric.

31/07/2017

If some African countries are on their way to achieving dynamic economic growth, many are also still struggling with a lack of economic and social infrastructure, latent governance issues and often complex and risky security environments. In this context, both Japan and European countries,...

31/07/2017
By: Hlawulani MKHABELA

What is the political significance of Southern Africa’s “hashtag movements”, socio-political campaigns using social media to disseminate information and to mobilise concerned and previously quiet segments of the public? 

13/06/2017
By: Simone SCHOTTE, Rocco ZIZZAMIA, Murray LEIBBRANDT

What makes you middle class? Is it your income, occupation, or education? Your family background or maybe the house and neighbourhood you live in? It is probably all of these things. 

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Sep
2009
Friday 25 September 2009
from 14:30 to 17:00 - Seminars and Round-table Conferences

First seminar of the cycle "Ivory Coast", organized in partnership with Cogid (General Coordination of Ivorians from the Diaspora) with Christian Bouquet, Professor, University Michel de Montaigne (Bordeaux 3), Massaër Diallo, Head of Unit, Governance,...

12
Jun
2009
Friday 12 June 2009
from 09:15 to 13:00 - Seminars and Round-table Conferences

Ifri's Sub-Saharan Africa program organizes a seminar around : David Ambrosetti, Researcher, CNRS, Paris ; Alexis Bouvy, Technical/Analysis counsellor, Life & Peace Institute; Rory Keane, policy analyst, OCDE, International Network on...

The Sub-Saharan Africa program and its Associate Fellows are accustomed to sharing their expertise with the media. Our experts mainly speak French, but they can also intervene in English. Consult our researchers’ geographic and thematic specialties on their profile. 

 

 

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