Contributors

At D+C/E+Z, we are proud of our international network of authors. It is particularly important to us to be a platform for voices from the global south. Some authors contribute on a regular basis, others don't. Here you can find information about the people behind the contributions.

last contributed to D+C/E+Z in summer of 2022 as economist and head of the non-governmental organisation Visions Solidaires in Togo.  

All articles of Samir Abi

Togo

Solidarity helps to escape pandemic

How the Covid-19 pandemic contributed to more social protection in Togo

Togo

The first disabled member of Togo’s parliament

In Togo, activists have already achieved a great deal for people with disabilities

Demographic dividend

Demographic change as a driver of economic growth

Will Africa really profit from a demographic dividend?

Population growth

Global challenge

Africa needs 450 million new jobs to benefit from the demographic dividend

Syncretism

Religious pluralism serves peace

Africans practise a mixture of traditional animist beliefs and monotheistic religion

Psychiatric problems

Metaphysical explanations

In West Africa, traditional or religious practices are often the preferred method of treating mental disorders

Inclusion

Something is happening

Togo sees progress in the struggle for the rights of people with disabilities

Comment

Fortress Europe

Samir Abi: The EU’s policies on asylum and migration reconfirm Africans’ perception of “Fortress Europe”

Nowadays

I dream of inclusion

Unfair marginalisation of children with disabilities in Togo

Cross-border migration

International solidarity

The role of international migrants in the fight against poverty needs to be taken into account

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Sustainability

The UN Sustainable Development Goals aim to transform economies in an environmentally sound manner, leaving no one behind.