In the Sahel, there are groups perceived and self-perceived as minorities. The ability of States in the region to integrate them—as well as the way they are treated by those States—are factors that, in governance, can be either a risk factor or an aid in consolidation. First episode of our new series on the future of the Sahel.
Despite high ambitions, COVAX, the multilateral vaccine delivery mechanism, has not lived up to its promise. What accounts for this failure and what can be done about it?
If population growth and urban growth are related, the sustainability of tomorrow’s cities will above all depend on urban planning and how cities are linked with the rural world. In this fourth episode of our series “Tomorrow, 9 Billion People,” we explore population dynamics in the South.
The philosopher Catherine Larrère (Paris-I Panthéon-Sorbonne University) has helped make environmental ethics known in France. In this interview, she talks about the bases of the notion of ecocide and the struggle for the “rights of nature”.
When President Idriss Déby died on April 19, 2021, most analysts talked about the effect this will have on the stability of Chad and the sub-region, suggesting there may be new wars due to the influence of the Chadian military. An influence that finds its source in oil money.