Visuel Étienne Espagne

Étienne Espagne

Environmental and Development Economist at AFD

2 published articles

How could Africa finance its development in a climate change context?
Analysis

How could Africa finance its development in a climate change context?

Africa is one of the most vulnerable continents to the effects of climate change. Against the backdrop of the international COVID-19 crisis, it is facing particularly tough choices in trying to finance resilient, decarbonized development. Review of possible levers.
Étienne Espagne, Luc Jacolin, Florian Léon
Inequalities and environmental damage: the case of the Mekong River Basin
Analysis

Inequalities and environmental damage: the case of the Mekong River Basin

The Covid-19 crisis highlights the extent to which destruction of the environment contributes to inequalities in terms of healthcare and socioeconomic indicators. It also shows how these inequalities are a major obstacle to ecological reconstruction. Here is an illustration with the Lower Mekong...
Étienne Espagne, Thi Phuong Linh Huynh, Alexis Drogoul , Stéphane Lagrée