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Michel Gonnet - “African nations need new public-sector stakeholders to guarantee long-term investments” - 01/28/2019 - Interviewed by Frédéric Dubessy

Author of the report entitled “Financing VSE/SMEs and safeguarding investments”, published by the Institut de Prospective Economique du Monde Méditerranéen (IPEMED), Michel Gonnet* provides clues to overcoming the challenges for Africa’s development and its integration into the wider Africa-Mediterranean-Europe region. Version française

Michel Derdevet : “The electrification of Africa is vital in the fight against climate change and in containing migratory flows” - 11/19/2018 - By Frédéric Dubessy

Secretary-general of Enedis and founder member of IPEMED Michel Derdevet remains upbeat about improving access to electricity in Africa, despite current shortcomings and disparities. Version française

Alioune Sall: “We need to instil desire for a new Europe-Africa adventure” - 08/28/2018 - By Frédéric Dubessy

Founder and chairman of the African Futures Institute, a prospective think-tank based in Pretoria, South Africa, the Senegalese Alioune Sall talks about the future of relations between Africa and Europe, warning against the continent’s attempts at self-sufficiency and underlining the importance of the “citizen” factor in any...

Can Mediterranean countries profit from the Chinese presence ? - 07/10/2018 - By Christian Delavelle (Observatoire Europe-Afrique 2020) and Kelly Robin (Ipemed)

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