Visuel Julien Lefilleur

Julien Lefilleur

Head of Manufacturing, Agribusiness and Services Division at PROPARCO

4 published articles

The three prerequisites for progressive contract farming in Africa
Opinion

The three prerequisites for progressive contract farming in Africa

Can contract farming be an engine of sustainable development? Jean-Luc François (AFD) et Julien Lefilleur (PROPARCO) suggest three ideas to make it fairer to African farmers.
Julien Lefilleur, Jean-Luc François
The health sector in developing countries: Private players central to a public service mission
Opinion

The health sector in developing countries: Private players central to a public service mission

The private sector plays a key role in health systems in low-income countries. As its services come under a public interest mission, it is essential for it to coordinate with the public sector. Consequently, investments can prove to be both profitable and have social impacts.
Julien Lefilleur
The Reshaping of the African Banking Sector
Opinion

The Reshaping of the African Banking Sector

Rapidly expanding domestic banks are forcing the African banking sector to restructure. Although much growth remains untapped, the new firms lack capital and foreign banks see too much risk.
Julien Lefilleur
Utilising, developing and preserving forests: finding the balance
Opinion

Utilising, developing and preserving forests: finding the balance

Forests must cater all at once for economic, social and environmental needs – and especially so in developing countries. To ensure that forests can continue to provide livelihoods and fulfil essential ecological functions, they have to be managed sustainably. The example of the Congo Basin...
Julien Lefilleur