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The Cahiers de (Re)sources is a retrospective of the various events and studies organised by the Think Tank (Re)sources as part of its advocacy and reflection on access, management, financing and maintenance of essential services, particularly in Africa(s) and the Middle East.


We would like to thank all of the contributors to this issue who have participated as panellists and/or moderators in our conferences, podcasts, filmed interviews and studies. Thank you for the quality and relevance of your comments.

Thank you also to our audience, which is constantly growing and which contributes greatly to the success of our debates. And of course thanks to the (Re)sources team that runs our think tank, and especially to our Coordinator Yoleni André.

List of contributors

  • Maji-da Abdi - President of the association Andelay ("Together"), which works for the education and empowerment of girls and women
  • Natalie Aneck-Hahn - Director of the Chemical Environmental Pollution and Health Research Unit at the University of Pretoria
  • Sandra Agbessi - Independent curator, editor, consultant for the Palais de Lomé, Founder and Director of the future Brussels African Art Center which will be established in 2023
  • Hamidou Anne - Senior civil servant, essayist, teacher-researcher at the Virtual University of Senegal, and author of Politisez-vous and Panser l'Afrique qui vient
  • Manal Azzi - Senior Occupational Safety and Health Specialist at the International Labour Organization (ILO)
  • Bertrand Badré - Managing Director of the "Blue like an Orange Sustainable Capital" fund, former Managing Director of the World Bank, former Chief Financial Officer of Crédit Agricole and Société Générale
  • Laurent Bigot - Former diplomat specialising in the West African region, strategy consultant for French companies in Africa and coach for decision-makers and managers in change management at Emergence Executive Coaching
  • Alain Boinet - Founder of the NGO Solidarités International and the website www.defishumanitaires.com, Member of (Re)sources
  • Federico Bonaglia - Deputy Director at the OECD Development Centre
  • Rémi Bourgarel - Founder and President of Services for Environment, Member of (Re)sources
  • Lylian Coelho Ferreira - Director of International Development at AgroParisTech-SUEZ/Water for All
  • Laure Criqui - Specialist in international urban development and essential services, Member of (Re)sources
  • Alain Dupouy - Business leader, former Deputy Mayor of Bordeaux in charge of decentralised cooperation with Africa, and President of the Club Objectif Afrique Avenir (O2A)
  • Stéphane Escabasse - Director of Oxidum Advisory Services, a consultancy firm specialising in infrastructure support in France and abroad
  • Astria Fataki - Founder and President of Energy Generation
  • Patrice Fonlladosa - President of the Think tank (Re)sources
  • Franck Galland - Managing Director of Environmental Emergency & Security Services, Member of (Re)sources
  • Bertrand Gallet - President of ACTED, Former Director of Cités Unies France, Former MP, Member of (Re)sources
  • Moktar Gaouad - Journalist, former editor-in-chief of TV5 Monde and France 24, former senior executive at the African Development Bank
  • Régis Garandeau - Head of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene at the Vitol Foundation
  • Armelle Hebert - Environmental Health Expert in Public Policy Instruments & Development Management - Potentiel Afrique
  • Gilbert Houngbo - Director General of the International Labour Organization (ILO, March 2022), President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), Member of (Re)sources
  • Pierre Jacquemot - President of the Initiatives Group, Professor at Sciences Po Paris, Former Ambassador
  • Guillaume Josse - Geographer - Urban planner, Project Director at Groupe Huit, Member of (Re)sources
  • Anne-Laure Kiechel - Founder and Chairman of Global Sovereign Advisory (GSA)
  • Christelle Kwizera - Executive Director and Founder of Water Access Rwanda
  • Grégoire Landel - Managing Director and Founder of CityTaps
  • Michèle Legeas - Doctor of Science, Health Engineer, Field Epidemiologist and Professor at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Santé Publique (EHESP)
  • Clémentine Lepicier - Specialist in new information technologies and health
  • Denis Lescop - Professor of Strategy and Digital Transformation at Montpellier Business School, Member of (Re)sources
  • Valérie Levkov - Director of Africa, Middle East and Eastern Mediterranean at EDF
  • Moussa Mara - Former Prime Minister of Mali, Former Mayor of the commune 4 of Bamako, Leader of S.E.C Diarra, Member of (Re)sources
  • Marie-Laure Mazaud - Managing Director of STOA Infra & Energy
  • Benoit Miribel - President of the French Centre for Funds and Foundations (CFF), Secretary General of the Foundation "Une Santé Durable pour Tous", Member of (Re)sources
  • Pierpaolo Mudu - Statistician and geographer at the WHO Centre for Environment and Health
  • Maria Neira - Director of the Department of Environment, Climate Change and Health of the World Health Organization (WHO)
  • Pedro Novo - Executive Director in charge of export at BPI France
  • Moussa Oumarou - Deputy Director General for External Operations and Partnerships at the ILO, former Minister of Public Service, Labour and Employment of Niger, Member of (Re)sources
  • Renaud Piarroux - Professor at Sorbonne University, Head of Department at Pitié Salpêtrière and Researcher in Epidemiology and Public Health at the Pierre Louis Institute, Member of (Re)sources
  • Sanjeev Rao - Founder of Mindset Shift Academy and Co-initiator of Good Enough Innovation, Member of (Re)sources
  • François Rebour - Admiral (2S), former Commander of Joint Operations (CPOIA) and Director General of Art Opératif
  • Guy Kakumbi Mbayo - Team Leader - Climate Change, Health and Environment at the WHO Regional Office for Africa
  • Emmanuel de Romémont - President of Rend-Fort, Founder and Executive Director of the More Water for Sahel Initiative, Former Air Force General, Member of (Re)sources
  • Wilfrid Lauriano Do Rego, Chartered Accountant, Partner and Chairman of the Supervisory Board at KPMG and Coordinator of the Presidential Council for Africa
  • Pascal Revault - Director of Expertise and Advocacy at Action Against Hunger
  • Jamal Saghir - Professor of Practice at McGill University, former Director of the Sustainable Development Department for Africa at the World Bank
  • Fabrice Le Saché - Vice-President and Spokesman of the MEDEF, Founder of Aera Group
  • Pierre-Frédéric Ténière-Buchot - President of the Programme Solidarité Eau (pS-Eau), Secretary General of Sciences et devenir de l'Homme - MURS, Member of (Re)sources
  • Tatiana Thieme - Associate Professor of Geography at University College London (UCL), Member of (Re)sources
  • Muriel Touaty - Education & Innovation Partner at Onepoint, former Director General of Technion France
  • Loïc Tribot La Spière - General Delegate of the Centre d'étude et de prospective stratégique (CEPS), an international non-governmental organisation
  • Bernard de La Villardière - Journalist, TV producer, Founder and President of the digital media neo.tv - official, member of (Re)sources
  • Martine Vullierme - Specialist in management consulting and support, Executive advisor at LHH France, Secretary General of (Re)sources
  • Fatimata Wane - Sagna - Journalist at France 24, Co-Initiator and Co-President of Action Africa Culture - AAC55

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