Media mentions 2021

In 2021, interviews and articles on our work appeared in Africanews, Al Jazeera, BBC, Bloomberg, Devex, The Economist, Foreign Policy, MO*, Modern Ghana, Nation Kenya, OmVärlden and Quartz Africa, among others.

media mentions

Asset manager says EU's private sector push lacks 'realism 
Devex, 13 December 2021. Quotes ECDPM's San Bilal

EU targets subsidies in battle against Chinese investments
Devex, 2 December 2021. Quotes ECDPM's San Bilal.

European Green Deal will leave Africa hungrier, poorer – experts warn
Nation Africa, 27 November. Reference to ECDPM's brief.

West African journalists call on governments to open land borders
Ghana Business News, 14 November 2021. Reference to ECDPM's paper.

EIB sets 15% climate adaptation target by 2025
Devex, 3 November 2021. Quotes ECDPM's San Bilal.

A missed opportunity to preserve oasis agriculture in Gabès, Tunisia?
FairPlanet, 16 September. Opinion by ECDPM's Hanne Knaepen

EU Generalised Scheme of Preferences to be toughened up
Borderlex, 9 September 2021. Quotes ECDPM's San Bilal.

What's going on between African nations and the EU?
Devex, 30 August 2021. Quotes ECDPM's Chloe Teevan.

الحرائق في الجزائر والمغرب وتونس: هل هي الواقع الجديد في شمال أفريقيا؟
BBC Arabic, 20 August 2021. Features ECDPM's Sophie Desmidt.

Could the European Peace Facility be used to arm dictators?
AlJazeera, 14 August 2021. Features ECDPM's Volker Hauck.

EU-Fonds Friedensfazilität
Norddeutscher Rundfunk. 31 July 2021. Quotes ECDPM's Lidet Tadesse.

Foreign-aid champion Europe is giving more than ever
The Economist, 2 July 2021. Quotes ECDPM's Andrew Sherriff.

After economic sanctions crippled Mali, the AU and EU are trying a new tack
Quartz Africa, 9 June 2021. Quotes ECDPM's San Bilal.

EU tecknar 20-årigt avtal med länder i Afrika, Västindien och Stilla havet
OmVärlden, 19 April 2021. Quotes ECDPM’s Alfonso Medinilla.

FAO organized a workshop in Ouagadougou “AgrInvest - Enabling inclusive and efficient private sector investments in the Burkinabè agri-food systems”
AfricaNews, 16 February 2021. Has a reference to the study 'Political economy analysis of the Kenyan food systems' carried out by ECDPM in the context of FAO's 'Agrinvest' project.

Climate Finance and Carbon Pricing in the Context of Africa’s Continental Free Trade Area
Modern Ghana, 7 February 2021. Has a reference to ECDPM's paper 'The promise of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA)'

Exclusive: New EU development bank fades as study backs 'Status Quo+'
Devex, 4 February 2021. Quotes ECDPM's San Bilal.

Competing Interests: The U.S. and China in Africa
Foreign Policy Association, 20 January 2021. Features ECDPM's Lidet Tadesse.

Afrikaanse jongeren willen af van koloniale munt
Inter Press Service, 18 January 2021. Quotes ECDPM's Geert Laporte.

This article was also published on MO* on 21 January 2021.