Recent publications
November 2018 Impact of decentralized electrification projects on sustainable development: A meta-analysis Jean-Claude BERTHELEMY, Arnaud MILLIEN

This paper is the first product of a project which aims to build a Collaborative Smart Mapping of Mini-grid Action (CoSMMA), whose principal objective is to identify best practice in decentralized electrification projects. By evaluation of 421 projects, from published research papers, we have built a pilot CoSMMA which proves its feasibility. Its relevance is […]

November 2018 Cinquante ans d’évolution de la fécondité à Niakhar (1963-2012) Michel GARENNE, Pierre CANTRELLE, Valérie DELAUNAY, Charles BECKER

Fondé en 1962 en zone rurale à 150 km de Dakar, l’observatoire de Niakhar est le plus ancien observatoire de population en Afrique encore en activité. Au coeur d’une histoire scientifique et humaine originale, il a permis d’assurer le suivi sanitaire, démographique, social, économique et environnemental de plus de deux générations. En revisitant 50 années […]

April 2018 [2018-5]Decentralization, spending efficiency and pro-poor outcomes in Morocco Maria EL KHDARI, Babacar SARR

This paper studies how decentralization affects poverty, vulnerability, and inequality in Morocco, in the context of ongoing regionalization reforms. We use different non-parametric approaches to assess spending efficiency of Moroccan municipalities and regions over the period 2005-2009. The results indicate that the efficiency of spending in improving pro-poor outcomes is dependent on the fiscal autonomy […]

April 2018 [2018-4]Deconcentration, political and fiscal decentralization, in Morocco Maria EL KHDARI

The paper examines how the Government of Morocco has addressed the issue of decentralization in recent years and how these processes have evolved and affected fiscal and public policies. More specifically, this paper analyzes the current legislative and institutional provisions governing administrative, political and fiscal decentralization in Morocco and presents a detailed analysis of the […]

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Recent events
November 15, 2018 - GDRI IDE Network Conference

Clermont-FerrandThe IDE-GDRI network holds a conference every two years, starting this year on 15-16 November 2018 at the Centre of Studies and Research on International Development (CERDI) and School of Economics, Université Clermont Auvergne in Clermont-Ferrand. The 2018 edition will cover all aspects of development economics. The GDRI-IDE Symposium will be held at the Center […]

November 15, 2018 - Paris Launch of the blog “Entreprenante Afrique”

Official launch of the blog “Entreprenante Afrique” with a conference gathering journalists, bloggers, and the blog’s founding partners: I & P, FERDI and the Club Africain des Entrepreneurs.

November 15, 2018 - Clermont-Ferrand 2nd IDE GDRI conference

FERDI is a partner of the symposium.

April 11, 2018 - Madrid Sustainable mobility: challenges for the sector – With Teresa Ribero

11:30 a.m KINEPOLIS An intervention by Teresa Ribera at the Gasnam conference, on "Natural gas: intelligent ecology for mobility". The conference will bring together national and international experts to discuss issues such as air quality, emissions in our cities and  …

February 21, 2018 - Dakar First Steering committee of the Offshore West Africa project

On 21 February 2018, the first steering committee of the Offshore West Africa Project was held in Dakar, Senegal. The project is funded by the Mava Foundation and coordinated by IDDRI. This meeting provided an opportunity for partners to plan activities for the coming months  …

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