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  • Crystal Simeoni

    Feminist activist, Director of Nawi – Afrifem Macroeconomics Collective (The Nawi Collective)
  • Fathimath Musthaq

    Assistant Professor of Political Science, Reed College
  • Demba Moussa Dembélé

    Economist, director of the Forum for African Alternatives, Director of Africaine de Recherche et de Cooperation pour l’Appui au Developpement Endogene (ARCADE)
  • Jomo Kwame Sundaram

    Senior Adviser, Khazanah Research Institute, Fellow, Academy of Science, Malaysia, and Emeritus Professor, University of Malaya
  • Redge Nkosi

    Executive Director at Firstsource Money, Monetary Reform International (UK)
  • Matthias Schmelzer

    Economic historian, networker, climate activist, and post-doctoral researcher at the Friedrich-Schiller University Jena
  • Souad Aden-Osman

    Executive Director of the Secretariat for the Coalition for Dialogue on Africa (CoDA)
  • Arbogast Moshi

    Lecturer and Head of the Department of Economics, The University of Dodoma
  • Nancy Kachingwe

    Independent Policy and Advocacy Strategy Advisor, cofounder of South Feminist Futures
  • Jamee K. Moudud

    Professor of Economics, Sarah Lawrence College in Bronxville, NY, and Board Member, Association for the Promotion of Political Economy and the Law (APPEAL).
  • Chérif Salif Sy

    Political economist, teacher, researcher and active in the non-political society. Coordinator of the Third World Forum (TWF) created by Professor Samir Amin.
  • Ikal Angelei

    Director, Friends of Lake Turkana
  • Fadhel Kaboub

    President, the Global Institute for Sustainable Prosperity and Associate Professor of economics, Denison University
  • Howard Stein

    Development Economist, Professor, The University of Michigan
  • Alexandre Abreu

    Researcher, Centre for Geographical Studies of the University of Lisbon
  • Peter Doyle

    Visitor with National Institute of Economic and Social Research in the United Kingdom, and freelance macroeconomist.
  • Dzodzi Tsikata

    Professor of Development Sociology, Director of the Institute of African Studies (IAS), the University of Ghana
  • Chafik Ben Rouine

    President of the Tunisian Observatory of Economy
  • Fiona Tregenna

    DST/NRF South African Research Chair in Industrial Development, Professor of Economics, the University of Johannesburg.
  • Franklin Obeng-Odoom

    Associate Professor, Helsinki Institute of Sustainability Science, University of Helsinki in Finland.
  • Daniela Gabor

    Professor of Economics and Macro-Finance, UWE Bristol
  • Grieve Chelwa

    Director of Research, Institute on Race and Political Economy at the New School
  • Andrew M. Fischer

    Professor, Institute of Social Studies in The Hague
  • Hamza Hamouchene

    Algerian Researcher, Activist and North Africa Program Coordinator, Transnational Institute (TNI)
  • Peter James Hudson

    Associate Professor, University of California Los Angeles
  • Ingrid Kvangraven

    Lecturer, Department of International Development at King’s College, London
  • Jason Hickel

    Economic anthropologist, Fellow of Royal Society of Arts and LSE, and Professor, University of Barcelona
  • Jean-Michel Servet

    Honorary Professor, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva
  • Keston K. Perry

    Assistant Professor of Africana Studies, Williams College USA
  • Eric Toussaint

    Historian, Political scientist, and Spokesperson for the CADTM
  • Lisa Tilley

    Development Studies, SOAS
  • Adebayo Olukoshi

    Distinguished Professor, Wits School of Governance at University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa
  • Ali Zafar

    Global development Economist and Author, UNDP
  • Horman Chitonge

    Researcher, Professor, Head of the African Studies Section, University of Cape Town
  • Lebohang Liepollo Pheko

    Senior research fellow and political economist, Trade Collective
  • Matthew Robinson

    Research Fellow, the Global Institute for Sustainable Prosperity
  • Charles A. Abugre

    Ghanaian development economist, researcher, social activist. Executive Director, IDEAs
  • C.P. Chandrasekhar

    Senior Research Fellow, Political Economy Research Institute, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
  • Max Ajl

    Postdoctoral fellow, the Rural Sociology Group at Wageningen University


The Dakar Declaration 2022

In October 2022, a second edition of the Conference was held in Dakar, Senegal, bringing together scholars, policy-makers and activists from Africa, Asia, Europe and North America to seek alternatives to the global crises .

Participants of the Conference endorsed a new declaration emphasizing the critical role of solidarity with workers, the landless, peasants, women, climate activists and similar groups around the world.

Read the Dakar Declaration and help us promote it

“If You’re Not at the Table, You’re Probably on the Menu”

Prospects for an economically sovereign Africa, Caroline Cornier

You can find below the synthesis of the Dakar Conference (October 2022) on African Economic and Monetary Sovereignty. The report was written by our colleague Caroline Cornier, PhD student, whom we thank a lot.

You cand find it in EnglishGerman, or French.

Read the report in English
Edited by Maha Ben Gadha, Fadhel Kaboub, Kai Koddenbrock, Ines Mahmoud and Ndongo Samba Sylla

Economic and Monetary Sovereignty in 21st Century Africa


Economic and Monetary Sovereignty in 21st Century Africa traces the recent history of African monetary and financial dependencies, looking at the ways African nations are resisting colonial legacies. Using a comparative, multi-disciplinary approach, this book uncovers what went wrong after the Pan-African approaches that defined the early stages of independence, and how most African economies fell into the firm grip of the IMF, World Bank, and the EU’s strict neoliberal policies.


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