Séminaire de présentation Rapport annuel sur l’économie de l’Afrique - Panel 2 & 3

November 4, 2022

Panel 2: Les Communautés Economiques Régionales : Quel apport à la résilience africaine dans un contexte de chocs multidimensionnels ?

Modérateur:           

Abdelaaziz Aït Ali, Manager – Département d’économie, Policy Center for the New South
 

Intervenant.e.s :

Nezha Alaoui M’hammdiSenior Fellow, Policy Center for the New South
IGAD : Une communauté régionale à l’épreuve des chocs

Muhammed BaEnseignant-chercheur en économie, Université Gaston Berger
COMESA : Quelle relance économique post-Covid ?

Brian Kelly NyagaChercheur associé, Anjarwalla & Khanna
SADEC: Post-Covid recovery in the South Africa Development Community
 

Discutant.e.s :

Azzedine Ghoufrane Professeur, Université Mohammed V
Hicham HafidProfesseur – Chercheur, Institut Des Etudes Africaines


Discussion avec l’audience

 

Panel 3 : L’Intégration continentale Africaine face à de nouveaux défis

Modérateur:

Idriss El Abbassi, Professeur, Laboratoire d’économie Appliquée, Université Mohammed V
 

Interventant.e.s:

Pierre JacquemotMaitre de conférence, Sciences-Po Paris
Les enjeux du financement de la relance économique à moyen terme en Afrique

Solomon MuqayiMaitre de conférence, Université du Zimbabwe
The impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic on the Activities of the African Union Commission

Dennis Njau, Consultant, Palme Research & Training Consultants
Africa’s Post Covid Recovery at the continental level: Non-tariff Barriers

Fatima Ezzahra Mengoub, Economiste Senior, Policy Center for the New South           
The Green transition in Africa-Europe relations: status and prospects
 

Discutant.e.s:

Philipp Schattenmann, Chef du Cluster Energie, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit
Mohammed Benayad, Ancien Secrétaire Générale du département du Commerce Extérieur

Discussion avec l’audience

 

Closing Remarks

Larabi Jaïdi, Senior Fellow Policy Center for the New South

Speakers
Abdelaaziz Ait Ali
Head - Research in Economics
Abdelaaziz Ait Ali is a principal Economist and head of the Research Department at the Policy Center for the New South. He joined the Center in 2014 after five years of experience at the Central Bank of Morocco. He worked as an economist in the International Studies and Relations Department and was analyzing the real estate price index and financial asset prices for monetary policy and financial stability purposes. Since then, Abdelaaziz has focused on cyclical and structural issues of the Moroccan economy, including macroeconomic management and industrial policy design. He has published articles on the reform of the exchange rate regime in the Moroccan economy and its implications for macroeconomic regulation, as well as on the evolution of the macroeconomic framework over th ...
Nezha Alaoui M’hammdi
Senior Fellow
Mrs. Nezha Alaoui M’Hammdi is Senior Fellow at Policy Center for the New South (since 2020) and the current Ambassador of His Majesty the King of Morocco to Ethiopia and Djibouti since 2016. She has served as first Permanent Representative of the Kingdom of Morocco after its return to the African Union by 2017, and to the Peace and Security Council of the AU (April 2018). She is currently Dean of the Council of Arab League Ambassadors to Ethiopia She also served from 2013 to 2016 as an Ambassador of Morocco to Ghana, Togo and Benin, being the first Moroccan female Ambassador of the Kingdom of Morocco in Africa. After joining the Moroccan Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Morocco in 1989, Mrs. Nezha Alaoui M’Hammdi served mainly in Italy and Ghana. During her assignment, from 2 ...
Fatima Ezzahra Mengoub
Senior Economist
Fatima Ezzahra Mengoub, researcher, development specialist, and policy analyst, is a Senior Economist at the Policy Center for the New South. She holds a PhD. in Economics applied to agriculture and an engineering degree in agricultural economics both from the Hassan II Institute of Agronomy and Veterinary Sciences. Her research addresses agricultural and rural development including agricultural growth analysis, economic structural change, inter and intra-regional agricultural trade, water management, and food security. She has also taught macroeconomics, microeconomics, and decision-making courses at the Hassan II Institute of Agronomy and Veterinary Sciences (IAV), the School of Governance and Economics (EGE), and the Faculty of Governance, Economics, and Social Sciences (FG ...
Larabi Jaïdi
Senior Fellow
Larabi Jaïdi is a Senior Fellow at the Policy Center for the New South and an Affiliate Professor at Mohammed VI Polytechnic University. His areas of expertise include international economy, economic policies, international economic relations, regional economies, social development, international relations, and Mediterranean studies. He also served on the Special Commission on the New Development Model of Morocco, a consultative body created in November 2019 to formulate the country's new developmental guidelines. Jaïdi is a former Professor at Mohamed V University in Rabat-Agdal and a founding member of both the Centre Marocain de Conjoncture and the Groupement d’Etudes et de Recherches sur la Méditerranée.   Prof. Jaïdi previously served as Advisor to the Prime Minister an ...
Muhammed Ba
Enseignant-chercheur en économie, Université Gaston Berger
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Azzedine Ghoufrane
Doyen, titulaire de la chaire de l’OMC, Faculté des Sciences Juridiques, Economiques et Sociales, Université Mohammed V, Rabat
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Hicham Hafid
Professeur – Chercheur, Institut Des Etudes Africaines
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Philipp Schattenmann
Chef du Cluster Energie, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit
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Mohammed Benayad
Ancien Secrétaire Générale du département du Commerce Extérieur
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