Thomas Melonio

Executive Director, Innovations, Research and Knowledge Directorate

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African economy, recovery and COVID: a major shock but no panic

The recovery of African economy after the COVID-19 crisis runs the risk of being uneven, widening differences that exist around the continent, but also with the rest of the world. How can this be avoided? Solutions do exist and are at the heart of the Paris Summit this May 18th.


Central Banks at the Heart of the International Response to the Ecological Crisis

The role of our central banks is crucial to reducing the level of uncertainty surrounding the ecological transition and encouraging the private sector to also make a commitment to carbon neutrality and restoring ecosystems.


COVID-19 in Africa: a double tsunami

Africa will bear the brunt of the economic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic. What can be done to mitigate these impacts? Beyond a debt moratorium, all forms of financial mobilization will be needed from the international community.


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