Visuel Thierry Paulais

Thierry Paulais

Director of the AFD’s office for French Polynesia

3 published articles

Africa’s Cities: Scaling Up the Volume of Investment
Publication

Africa’s Cities: Scaling Up the Volume of Investment

The 2009 financial crisis demonstrated how closely local government finances and housing policies are intertwined with the financial systems and the economy as a whole. The ramping up of efforts to combat global warming and the prospects created by the COP 21 preliminary discussions have once...
Thierry Paulais
Promoting housing policies coordinated with the private sector
Opinion

Promoting housing policies coordinated with the private sector

To meet the housing challenge, developing countries need to create new housing production models integrated into a sustainable overall urban policy. They need to collaborate with the private sector and support the entire housing sector in an integrated manner to achieve this. Securing land...
Thierry Paulais, Isadora Bigourdan
Financing Africa’s cities starts with endogenous resources