Recent publications
May 2019 Measuring physical vulnerability to climate change: The PVCCI, an index to be used for international development policies Sosso FEINDOUNO, Patrick GUILLAUMONT

Many donors, international agencies and national policy makers, have called for the development of vulnerability to climate change indices which would make it possible to prioritize the recipients of financial support for adaptation to climate change. Indeed, despite the complexity of the phenomenon, there has been a proliferation of indices of vulnerability to climate change. […]

May 2019 Improving the measurement of export instability in the Economic Vulnerability Index: A simple proposal Sosso FEINDOUNO

Alongside GNI per capita and the Human Assets Index (HAI), the Economic Vulnerability Index (EVI) is one of the three criteria used for the identification of the Least Developed Countries (LDCs), as used by the UN-CDP (Committee for Development Policy) at each triennial review of the list of LDCs (see LDC Handbook, United Nations, 2015). […]

May 2019 A key challenge for the European elections: Europe’s commitment to global environmental protection and to sustainable development Lucien Chabason

A virtuous Europe, internationally and internally… According to the Global Energy and CO2 Status Report Global Energy and CO2 Status Report published by the International Energy Agency (IEA) last week, global primary energy consumption increased by 2.6% in 2018, i.e. double the average of the previous eight years, an increase that has essentially been met […]

May 2019 What is the 2019 agenda for biodiversity? Yann Laurans, Aleksandar Rankovic

Opening negotiations on the post-2020 biodiversity framework The year 2019 is crucial for the preparation and mobilisation of the “Global Post-2020 Biodiversity Framework”, the current name of the replacement for the Strategic Plan 2011-2020 and its Aichi Targets, adopted in 2010 in Nagoya (Japan). Since January, a series of “regional consultations” have been and will […]

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
May 13, 2019 - Bondy Formation “Dégradation des terres, qualité des sols : quels enjeux et solutions pour une production agricole durable ? “

La Ferdi et l’IRD, en partenariat avec l’AUF, proposent une session de formation traitant des principales questions d’actualité sur les sols qui se tiendra du 13 au 17 mai 2019 à Bondy (région parisienne).

May 10, 2019 - Paris AFD’s workshop on Commons in off-grid electrification

Jean-Claude Berthelemy presented the database on off-grid electrification.

May 9, 2019 - Paris Future Earth Day

REGISTRATION After a first Future Earth day in France in December 2016, the French office of Future Earth and the French National Committee for Global Change (CNFCG), in partnership with IDDRI, are organising a second event in May 2019. This will be an opportunity for the French community to learn more and share information about […]

May 7, 2019 - Paris The IPBES global biodiversity assessment: messages and options

Just after the IPBES plenary, to be held in Paris, IDDRI will organise a session of the Sustainable Development and Environmental Economics Seminar (SDDEE) to examine its key lessons: what messages can be taken from it, which subjects have resulted in negotiations or consensus, and, above all, what are the next steps further to this […]

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 […]

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