décembre 2022 Africa under a warming climate: The role of trade towards building resilient adaptation in agriculture Henri CASELLA, Jaime DE MELO

The paper reports on evidence on how trade can help Africa adapt to Climate Change (CC) along three dimensions: (i) fast-onset events from short-lived extreme occurrences (floods, extreme temperatures); (ii) slow-onset events (rise in average temperatures and sea-level rise); (iii) trade facilitation policies. • Fast onset events: Trade reduces the amplitude of extreme events like […]

décembre 2022 Présentation : Concessional climate finance taking vulnerability into account Matthieu BOUSSICHAS

Présentation de Matthieu Boussichas, Chargé de programme à la Ferdi, pour l’événement « Cinq étapes pour combler le déficit de financement du climat en Afrique », un déjeuner-dialogue de la Banque africaine de développement, 11 décembre 2022.

décembre 2022 Le Paysage des Émissions de CO2 à Travers l’Afrique : Une Perspective Comparative Jaime DE MELO, Jean-Marc SOLLEDER

L’expansion des chaînes de valeur mondiales (CVM) est une bénédiction mitigée pour l’environnement. Les effets de la croissance et les émissions du transport associées au commerce international ont des effets négatifs ; mais les flux plus importants de connaissances et les retombées associées, ai…

novembre 2022 Malaria and pneumonia effects on rice, vanilla production and rural household income in Madagascar: case of the Sava region Voahirana ANDRIANANTOANDRO, Martine AUDIBERT, Marilys Victoire RAZAKAMANANA

In Madagascar, malaria remains the leading cause of consultation and deaths at hospital at all ages and pneumonia is one of the main causes of the under-five mortality and account for 45 % of children hospitalizations. The number of these cases and deaths has not decreased during the last ten yea…

novembre 2022 Accès à l’électricité des pays en développement : la solution des mini-réseaux ? Jean-Claude BERTHELEMY

Article de Jean-Claude Berthelemy (Université Paris 1, Panthéon-Sorbonne, Ferdi) pour The conversation.

octobre 2022 Age-incidence and prevalence of HIV among intact and circumcised men: an analysis of PHIA surveys in Southern Africa Michel GARENNE

The study investigates the statistical relationship between male circumcision and HIV prevalence in Africa, in the context of the Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision (VMMC) campaigns in place since 2008. Data from the Population-based HIV Impact Assessment (PHIA) surveys conducted in African countries in 2017-2018 were utilized. Six countries with high HIV prevalence, low traditional circumcision […]

septembre 2022 A Sky View Evaluation of Mini-Grid Projects on Rural Economic Development Jean-Claude BERTHELEMY, Mathilde MAUREL

This paper proposes a new approach for evaluating the impact of mini-grid electrification projects, based on nigh times light (NTL) data, obtained from satellite observations. The methodology is designed and tested using mini-grid projects documented in a common framework: the FERDI’s Collaborati…

août 2022 The Use of Digital for Public Service Provision in Sub-Saharan Africa Joël CARIOLLE

The objective of this report is to provide an in-depth review of the digitization of public service provision in Sub-Saharan Africa in general and West Africa in particular by highlighting both the opportunities and the challenges faced by digital initiatives multiplication in the region.

août 2022 The Use of Digital for Public Service Provision in Sub-Saharan Africa Jenny C. AKER, Joël CARIOLLE

Accessible, affordable and qualitative public service delivery is critical for the well-being of populations living in developing countries and for the functioning of their economy, but these services are often undermined by market imperfections and weak institutions (Aker, 2017). In light of the…

juillet 2022 The Landscape of CO2 Emissions Across Africa: A Comparative Perspective Jaime DE MELO, Jean-Marc SOLLEDER

Expansion of Global Value Chains (GVCs) is a mixed blessing for the environment. Effects of growth and emissions from transport associated with international trade have negative effects; but greater flows of knowledge and associated spillovers, and adoption of environmentally innovative products …