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France in Sahel Africa-France summit: Reinventing the relationship between the continent and Paris – Read more on France24.com « Aucun partenariat conventionnel n’est de trop pour que le Mali recouvre la paix » (Dr. Bakary Sambe, Directeur Régional de Timbuktu Institute) – Read more on timbuktu-institute.org Ce sable sur lequel on bâtit. La politique française au Sahel – Read more on esprit.presse.fr Laurent Duarte (Tournons la Page): «La politique de la France au Sahel est dans une impasse» – Read more on RFI.fr Mali-France : Emmanuel Macron qualifie de « honte » les propos de Choguel Kokalla Maïga – Read more on jeuneafrique.com Mali summons French ambassador over Macron comments – Read more on reuters.com Niger Niger : l’ONU craint une « crise alimentaire d’envergure » dans la région de Tillabéri – Read more on RFI.fr Niger-Mali : une importante délégation des leaders du CSP malien chez le Président Bazoum – Read more on news.aNiamey.com Burkina Faso Burkina Faso suspends Norwegian Refugee Council’s operations – Read more on APnews.com Suspected Jihadists Kill 14 Soldiers in Burkina Faso – Read more on thedefensepost.com Senegal [Tribune] Quand le terrorisme à l’est met fin au déni sénégalais – Read more on timbuktu-institute.org  

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GDN Fellow (Research Capacity Strengthening in Francophone Africa) (Deadline 10 October)

Terms of Reference – GDN Fellow (Research Capacity Strengthening in Francophone Africa) The Global Development Network (GDN) is looking for an outstanding individual with strong commitment and compelling experience to manage an ambitious research capacity building initiative in Francophone Africa. The initiative has a twin focus on strengthening research culture in research institutions, and opening access to research opportunities to young researchers. About the Global Development Network The Global Development Network (GDN) is a public international organization that supports high quality, policyoriented, social-science research in developing and transition countries to promote better lives. It supports researchers and research institutions in these countries with financial resources, opportunities for global networking, as well as access to information, training, peer review and world-class scientific and technical support. GDN acts on the premise that better research leads to more informed policies and better, more inclusive development. Through its global platform, GDN connects social science researchers with policymakers and development stakeholders across the world. Founded in 1999, GDN is currently headquartered in New Delhi, India, and operates globally. About the GDN’s work with Southern research institutions Since 2014, GDN has developed a unique approach to working with institutions on research capacity strengthening. We acknowledge that […]

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