Expert in Human Development and Senior strategic advisor at AFD – the French Development Agency - Farid holds a PhD in International Relations and Diplomacy and is post-graduated in Social Science (History). He also holds a University diploma in Public health and certifications in Global Health, Human Rights, Climate Change and Humanitarian Response to Conflict and Disaster. Involved in the field of European and International Cooperation for 30 years, he has been working for a wide range of organizations – Civil Society Organizations, International Organizations, Governmental bodies dedicated to Development Cooperation - with a strong focus on Migration, Human Trafficking, Global Health, Inequalities, Gender, Human Rights and Sustainable Development issues.
3 published articles
Demographic trends differ across the globe, with some countries experiencing high fertility rates and others societal aging. Future development models will have to adapt to these contradictory and increasingly marked trends.
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.
Is the increase in the world population really a “population bomb”? Beyond the number of inhabitants of the planet, it is our mode of development and its limits that first and foremost need to be questioned.