Association pour l’anthropologie du changement social et du développement
Association for the anthropology of social change and development

The making of public action in countries « under an aid regime ».

Stakeholders, processes, negotiations

2015 APAD International Conference will take place in Cotonou (Benin) on November 17th-20th

The conference is co-organized with LASDEL (Laboratory for Studies and Research on Social Dynamics and Local Development, Niger and Benin) and LADYD (Laboratory for Analysis of Dynamic Development, Faculty of Agronomy of the University of Abomey Calavi, Benin), in partnership with the University of Abomey Calavi and with the support of the ANR APPI project “A fragmented public action? Production and institutionalization of public action” and in cooperation with the Beninese Ministry for Public Policies Evaluation. It is funded by the French Agency for Development (Research dpt), the Netherlands Royal Embassy in Cotonou and the French Institute for Development Research (IRD).

More than 160 abstracts have been received, from 23 countries.

The conference will take place from the 17th to 20th November 2015 in Cotonou. It will be opened by an inaugural lecture on the campus of the University, given by Philippe Zittoun, professor of political sciences and General secretary of the International Public Policy Association (IPPA).The working session will take place in Cotonou at Hôtel du Lac.