Hélène Djoufelkit

Director of the Economic Analysis and Public Policy Unit at AFD

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Helene Djoufelkit holds a Ph.D in development economics. She has begun her AFD career in 2004 at the research department working mainly on innovative development financing instruments, and on the link between economic rents and growth in Egypt, Algeria and Sub-Saharan Africa. In 2008 she was appointed as Senior Advisor to the Executive Director for France at the IMF and the World Bank, in charge of African issues. From 2012, she spent four years as Deputy Country Director of AFD Office in Egypt. She went back in Paris in 2016 as head of the Corporate Strategy and Accountability Unit before moving to the Economic Assessment and Public Policy Department in 2017.

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Worldwide demographic change: new horizons for development

At the start of 2021, iD4D has chosen to analyze the big demographic trends at work in the world. This first episode of our series “Tomorrow, 9 billion people” gives an overview of these major developments.


COVID-19: inequalities are widening everywhere

The COVID-19 pandemic has turned into a global human and health crisis, but also a socioeconomic one. Anda David, Hélène Djoufelkit and Salomé Mançon, from the Research Department of the Agence Française de Développement, give a point-by-point account of the recent impending inequalities.


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