AUDACE INSTITUT AFRIQUE

AUDACE INSTITUT AFRIQUE

Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast)

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The mission of Audace Institut Afrique (Dare Africa Institute) is to stimulate the political debate by making contextualized proposals with respect to reforms based on free markets and the growth of economic freedom, private property, the rule of law, and individual freedoms. AIA works also for the strengthening of civil society through debate meetings and an important training schedule for students. They aim to educate and inform to create a new leadership, and raise awareness and formulate and promote conservative public policies based on the principles of free enterprise, free markets, property rights, limited government, and individual freedom in French-speaking Africa.

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CELEBRATING THE TRANSLATION OF “POVERTY & FREEDOM” INTO FIVE LANGUAGES

"Poverty & Freedom," edited by Atlas Network President Matt Warner, has been translated into French, Greek, Hindi, Spanish, and Ukrainian—an exciting step in empowering local leaders to employ local solutions to solve problems in their communities. The book offers first-hand examples of the positive impact pro-market think tanks...

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AUDACE INSTITUT AFRIQUE MAKES STRIDES IN LAND OWNERSHIP PROGRAM

Back in 2019, Atlas Network partner Audace Institut Afrique (AIA), of Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast​), won the 2019 Africa Liberty Award for their work to strengthen property rights in their country through the project “Liberating Rural Land’s Potential In Côte d’Ivoire,” which created village maps using advanced GPS to es...

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IN AFRICA, EFFECTIVE AID IS LOCAL AID

Bring up the topic of Africa to most Americans and their minds will race through images of slums, hungry children, undrinkable water, and war. For some, it’s comforting to know that the United States government invests huge sums of cash and capital in the continent, even if the goals aren’t always clear. Many Americans even cont...

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AUDITING ECONOMIC FREEDOM IN CÔTE D’IVOIRE

The Fraser Institute releases its Economic Freedom of the World Index annually, which ranks every country based on the degree to which each country’s policies and institutions support economic freedom. Audace Institut Afrique (AIA), an Atlas Network partner located in Côte d'Ivoire, recently ranked 132nd in the index. While thei...

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PROTECTING LAND RIGHTS THROUGH LOCAL REGISTRIES IN THE IVORY COAST

When people have no clear rights to use the land on which they live and work, they are unable to invest in their future. In the Ivory Coast (Côte d’Ivoire) only 4 percent of rural lands are registered, leaving villagers in vast areas of the country without secure property rights, and the complex registration process is cost-proh...

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AFRICAN SYMPOSIUM EXAMINES HOW STATES MISMANAGE COMMON GOODS

In nations without strong property rights or a consistent rule of law, there tends to be little or low-quality provision and management of public and common goods. Governments don’t have the incentives, resources, or institutional structure to manage them effectively, and private efforts are informal, inconsistent, and often out...

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