Research Week of the Centre d’études et de recherche en dynamiques administratives et politiques (Yaoundé, 11 – 15 September 2017)

The research week of the Centre d’études et de recherche en dynamiques administratives et politiques, held in the Hotel Merina in Yaoundé, from the 11th to the 15th of September 2017. This week, which closed the first year of the research project “The Developmental State Stikes Back?”, gave the opportunity for Cameroonian, Ivoirian and Swiss teams to meet and to disseminate their first results to academic, development professionals, Cameroonian authorities and general public. Furthermore, visits and interviews were organized on some of the most iconic sites symbolizing the return of “Developmental State” in Cameroun, such as the deep sea port of Kribi.

 

Program of the research week:

Monday 11 September:

  • Presentations of senior researchers
    • Antoine KERNEN,
    • Didier PECLARD,
    • Gérard AMOUGOU,
    • Guive KHAN-MOHAMMAD,
    • Moussa FOFANA,

Tuesday 12 September:

  • Presentations of junior researchers
    • Fahiraman Rodrigue KONE,
    • René Faustin BOBO BOBO,
    • Alex Sylvestre Roméo N’GORAN,
    • Alvin ATEBA ANGONI,

Wednesady 13 September:

  • Meetings with Cameroonian officials: Philémon Yang (Prime Minister), Alamine Ousmane Mey (Minister of Finances),
  • Team fieldwork on social housing projects in Yaoundé

Thursday 14 September:

  • Team meetings

Friday 15 September:

  • Team fieldwork on deep sea port project in Kribi