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Amaury de Féligonde is a graduate of Sciences Po Paris. Having workedfor the
Agence Française de Développement
and McKinsey & Co in Africaand the Middle-East, he was project leader in Kapisa and Surobi from July2009 to July 2010 (for the Afghanistan-Pakistan Interministerial Unit)
. He isa former lecturer at Sciences Po Paris and is currently working for aninvestment fund in sub-Saharan Africa.Editor: Etienne de DurandDeputy-Editor: Marc HeckerEditorial assistant: Alice Pannier
How to quote this article
Amaury de Féligonde, “Civilian Cooperation in Afghanistan: Some Doubtsand Costly Illusions”,
, No. 24 bis, December 2010.This text was previously published in French as “La coopération civile enAfghanistan. Une coûteuse illusion ?”,
, No. 24, August2010.
The author takes full responsibility for the views expressed in this article, whichare not necessarily those of the Cellule Interministérielle Afghanistan Pakistan.