Represented by

Name : Faridath Aboudou

Position: Program Manager

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Presentation of the member

Brief presentation

Based in Benin, the Laboratoire d'analyse régionale et d'expertise sociale (Lares) aims to contribute to a better understanding of regional social, political and economic dynamics in West and Central Africa.

  • Contribute to a better understanding of local and regional dynamics
  • Support the structuring and professionalization of grassroots actors in order to promote balanced and sustainable participatory development;
  • To contribute to a better definition of sectoral policies in the development process at both national and regional levels;
  • Contribute to the operationalization of sectoral policies at the local, national and regional levels.
  • Contribute to the promotion of high level human capital at the local, national and regional levels.
Areas of intervention

West and Central Africa

Areas of specialization

Market and agricultural policies; Land and environment; Spatial dimension of development; Informal sector and development; Decentralization and local development; Education and training; Gender and development.


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