The question of the Chinese presence in Madagascar is very accurate. It is an opportunity for us to portray the sino-madagarscan relations.
Africa on the International Scene
Cet axe de recherche analyse les politiques africaines mises en place par les partenaires traditionnels du continent africain (France, Grande-Bretagne, etc.), mais aussi par les pays émergents (Chine, Turquie, Brésil, etc.).
The Architect and Fragile States: Development Assistance's Contribution to Global Security Etudes de l'Ifri, December 2011
Up to Europe’s threshold in the middle of Sahara and Sahel region, a growing insecurity led beyond mere reconsideration of field practice to a whole change of paradigm for multilateral and bilateral aid institutions.
Arabs and Tuaregs in Colonial and Malian Armed Forces: A Story in Trompe-l'Oeil Notes de l'Ifri, 2010, "The Maghreb in its regional and international environment" Program
This contribution consists in analyzing the unifying or opposing relations between the central State-power and the southern part of central-Saharan populations, mainly Arabs and Tuaregs, within the relational framework of colonial and Malian armed forces. The French Colonial State and the...
Trafficking in the Sahel-Saharan Zone: Features and Stakes Notes de l'Ifri, 2010, "The Maghreb in its regional and international environment" Program
On November 5th 2009, a cocaine-loaded Boeing 727 aircraft arriving from Venezuela was discovered torched and emptied on a makeshift airstrip in the Malian desert (Gao region). The Sahel-Saharan area is clearly a contact zone between very distant worlds.
Morocco and its "New Border". A Critical Lecture of Morocco's Economic African Strategy Notes de l'Ifri, 2010, "The Maghreb in its regional and international environment" Program
Since Mohammed VI came into power, Morocco’s African policy has undergone notable change in comparison to his predecessor’s period.
Tuaregs' Relations to States: The Case of Algeria and Libya Notes de l'Ifri, 2010, "The Maghreb in its regional and international environment" Program
The industrial revolution underwent by Europe in the 18th century has triggered the need for the major colonial powers to find new markets for their manufactured products. It is in this colonial competitive framework that European explorers delivered information about the different access...
On 28-30th May 2008, the fourth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD) was held in Yokohama. This initiative, co-organized by UN, UNDP and the World Bank, was set up in 1993 and takes place every five years, aims to develop dialogue between African and Japanese leaders...
India and the New Division of Africa: The Assertion of an Emerging Power Lettre du Centre Asie, No. 23, April 2008
By organizing the first India-Africa Forum summit from 8 to 9 April 2008, New Delhi wanted to send a strong signal to the International Community : to show that India has the means, and especially the desire, to become an economic and major trading actor in Sub-saharan Africa....