Jérémie Daussin-Charpantier

AFD’s Deputy Director in Tunisia

3 published articles

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As a territorial administrator, he specialized in the strategic management of local councils at the National Institute of Territorial Studies.

Before joining the AFD, he held management and executive management positions in large French cities, which lead him to supervise important budgets, work on the implementation of urban public policies and conduct reforms for the optimization of public services management.

From 2010 to 2015, as an expert on local finance and decentralization, he provided AFD with his extensive knowledge of territorial public policies, decentralization institutional organization and finance management. Thus, he was involved in projects in Turkey, Senegal, Jordan, Brazil, Mexico and Columbia.

From 2015 to date, as Deputy Director of  Tunis AFD office, he has been coordinating projects in the fields of decentralization, urban development, transports, vocational training and in the digital area.

ID4D Articles


Urban renewal: Let’s combine elephants and mice!

Large-scale urban projects have shown their limits and yet they continue to crystalize a vision of the ideal city. At a time when the challenges mainly lie in improving what already exists, new approaches make cities a Common by putting residents back at the center of their fabric. Complementarity needs to be sought between heavy operations and bottom-up initiatives for the benefit of a more sustainable city.


Let’s give the financial means to cities to achieve the SDGs

Among the 17 SDGs, most of which reflect traditional objectives (access to water, energy, health), N° 11 is worth looking at more closely: “Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable”. This is an overriding objective in view of the development of cities, but it will not be possible to achieve it without optimizing their financing mechanisms.


Diversify the sources of financing of African local authorities? It is possible!

The financing needs of local authorities will be particularly considerable in the coming years in view of the galloping urbanization and increasing empowerment of local governments to meet the needs of their populations. Since 2005, public finance management has become a priority for OECD member countries. The PEFA (Public Expenditure and Financial Accountability) methodology has specifically been created to provide it with a framework for precise, objective and ambitious measurements. Interview with Jérémie Daussin Charpantier, an expert in decentralization and local finances at AFD gives you the answers!


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