Human Capital

FERDI considers human capital, particularly in the realms of health and education, as indispensable for addressing the challenges of sustainable development. Additionally, it recognises the potential of digital technologies as a powerful ally in this endeavour.


  • Advocate that the efficiency of healthcare systems should become a priority in countries' healthcare policies, and should also find a place on the agenda of their international partners.
  • Study the impact of  COVID on mortality and on the efficiency of healthcare structures. Study the household perceptions of the pandemic, attitudes towards vaccination, the strategies to improve vaccine accessibility in developing countries (especially in Africa), and the China's role in supporting healthcare initiatives in Africa.
  • Study the role of digital technology in growth and development.
  • Support for the establishment of a university of excellence in the CEMAC zone.


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