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Arlène Alpha

Director of the Public Policy and International Regulations team GRET
Arlène Alpha Arlène Alpha, who has a doctorate in development and environment economics, joined Gret in 2003. She has been director of the Public Policy and International Regulations team since 2007. Her fields of expertise include agricultural policies and trade negotiations, regional integration processes and food security. She worked as a consultant with the NGO Solagral for around ten years.
Rice and sugar production in West Africa is inadequate. Imports meet a significant proportion of this region’s consumption requirements, undermining its food sovereignty. Trade regulation, if it is modified, Continue Reading