Research Week at the Chaire de Bioéthique de l’Université de Bouaké (Abidjan/Bouaké, 27-31 August 2018)

The research week of the Chaire de Bioéthique de Bouaké, held in Abidjan and at the University of Bouaké, from the 27th to the 31st of August 2018. This week, which closed the second year of the research project “The Developmental State Stikes Back?”, gave the opportunity for Ivorian, Cameroonian and Swiss teams to meet and to disseminate their research results to academic, development professionals, Ivorian authorities and general public. Furthermore, visits and interviews were organized on some of the most iconic sites symbolizing the return of “Developmental State” in Ivory Coast.

Program of the research week:

Monday 27 August (Abidjan):

  • Meeting with representatives of the Centre de Promotion des Logements Sociaux (CPLS)
  • Visit of Songon’ housing project

Tuesday 28 August (Abidjan):

  • Meeting with representatives of the Ministère du Pétrole, des Énergies et du Développement des Enrgies Renouvelables (MPEDER)
  • Visit of the Alliance’s housing project

Wednesady 29 August (Bouaké):

  • Conference at the Chaire de Bioéthique of the Université de Bouaké
    • Welcoming session with the President of the Université de Bouaké
    • Presentations of senior researchers
      • Didier PECLARD
      • Antoine KERNEN
      • Francis AKINDES
      • Fabien NKOT

Thursday 30 August (Bouaké)

  • Conference at the Chaire de Bioéthique of the Université de Bouaké
    • Presentations of Ivorian team
      • Moussa FOFANA
      • Alex N’GORAN
      • Rodrigue Fahiraman KONE
    • Presentations of the Cameroonian team
      • Gérard AMOUGOU
      • René Faustin BOBO BOBO
      • Alvin ATEBA ANGONI
    • Presentation of the Swiss team
      • Guive KHAN-MOHAMMAD

Friday 31 August (Bouaké)

  • Internal meeting of the project staff
    • Administrative organisation of the 3rd year of the research project
    • Publication strategies and timetable