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In the media

The cost of high food prices in West Africa, Rural 21, 21 March 2017

Girls robbed of their childhood in the Sahel (French), Le Monde Afrique, 7 March 2017 

Gender equality in West Africa: Actions speak louder than talk, OECD Insights blog, 8 March 2017 | full version

Six key challenges to improving nutrition through social protection in the Sahel and West Africa, OECD Development Matters, 14 February 2017

Borders and Networks: The Forgotten Elements of Development, OECD Insights, 17 January 2017

West Africa’s diet transformation: Will the region capitalise on its changing food demand?, OECD Insights blog, 15 December 2016

Burkina Faso: Resilience building is underway, OECD Development Matters, 14 December 2016

Towards a Better Understanding of the Global Alliance for Resilience (AGIR), OECD Insights Blog, 12 December 2016

Regional before global: A value chain approach to industrialisation in West AfricaBridges Africa, 22 November 2016

Time to connect the dots on urbanization and women and girls, DEVEX, 20 October 2016

Mapping West African trade networks, Brookings, 10 October 2016

Cities, which are growing at full speed, will be an opportunity for Africa provided that…, Le Monde Afrique, 28 September 2016 (French)

Where cities can take AfricaOECD Observer, September 2016

African cities for development, OECD Observer special to the 16th International Economic Forum on Africa, September 2016

The climate scientist and the teacherOECD Insights, 26 August 2016

Sahel: Remove barriers and create a common groundInterview with Laurent Bossard, The Broker, 25 August 2016

The main sector of economic activity in West Africa consists of feeding its population, OECD Insights, 11 July 2016

"No, it is possible to stop desertification", Interview with Sibiri Jean Zoundi, TV5 Monde, 20 June 2016

Saharo-Sahelian Terrorisme in West Africa, La Diplomatie, Special Issue, April-May 2016 (French)

AGIR: Resilience, a buzzword or a long-term commitment?, OECD Development Matters, 4 May 2016

Africa and the OECD, Interview with OECD Deputy Secretary-General Doug Frantz, Ouest-TV, 16 April 2016

WARI Magazine on the Food Crisis Prevention Network, 13-15 April 2016, TV5 Monde (French)

What future for African cities? Le Grand Débat, Africa No1, 28 March 2016

Africapolis: Measuring Urbanisation Dynamics in West Africa, OECD Insights, 21 March 2016

Facing the expansion of Daesh in Libya and risks of destabilisation of the Sahel region, military action can not be the sole response, by Serge Michailof, DiploWeb, 21 February 2016 (French)

Eco d'ici, Eco d'ailleurs, Jean-Marie Cour, Eco-demographer, 6 February 2016 (French)

West Africa: Security crisis and food crisisOECD Insights, 6 January 2016

Insecurity, a driver of food insecurity in the Sahel, Le Monde Afrique, January 2016 (French)

WARI magazine on the 31st RPCA annuel meeting, 14-15 December 2015 (French)

Moving beyond agriculture: It’s food that matters, OECD Insights, 4 December 2015

Gao, Kidal and Timbuktu, neglected areas in Mali's developmentJeune Afrique, 23 November 2015 (French)

Can cross-border co-operation be a tool for the stabilisation and development of Mali and its northern regions?, OECD Insights, 22 October 2015

Pour la reconstruction des régions du nord du MaliLe Monde Afrique, 21 October 2015 (French)

Food Security: A film dedicated to the Food Crisis Prevention Network (RPCA) tells a Sahel and West Africa success story, AfDB West Africa blog, 16 October 2015

Building resilient societies and breaking the cycle of rural poverty in the Sahel and West Africa region, OECD Insights, 16 October 2015

Eating soup with a knife: Confronting warfare in the Sahara, OECD Observer, October 2015

Changing demographics pulling up agricultureECDPM Great Insights Magazine, June/July 2015 (French)

Challenges for the transformation of West Africa's agricultural systems, Grain de Sel, June 2015 (French)

Togo, an unchanging electoral geography, Le Monde Afrique, 11 May 2015 (French)

Nigeria's presidential elections: Nigeria is the winner, West Africa too!, OECD Insights Blog, 10 April 2015 | Spanish, Casa Africa blog

Building peace in the Sahel, a regional perspective, ECDPM Great Insights, 4 December 2014

Africa No1 Podcast "Le Grand Débat"1 December 2014 (French)

E‌bola does not stop at the border, September 2014 

Family farms play a central role in food security, May 2014 (French)

Eco d'Ici, Eco d'ailleurs, April 2014 (French)

Ending hunger: the West African exampleRFI, April 2014 (French)