Dr. Ndongo Samba Sylla / Director africologneDIALOGFORUM

Dr. Ndongo Samba Sylla is a Senegalese development economist. He has previously worked as a technical advisor at the Presidency of the Republic of Senegal. He is currently a Research and Programme manager at the West Africa office of the Rosa Luxemburg Foundation (Dakar). His publications cover topics such as Fair trade, labour markets in developing countries, social movements, democratic theory, economic and monetary sovereignty. He authored The Fair Trade Scandal. Marketing Poverty to Benefit the Rich, Pluto Press & Ohio University Press, 2014. He coauthored with Fanny Pigeaud Africa’s Last Colonial Currency. The CFA Franc Story, Pluto Press, February 2021. Dr. Sylla’s works have been regularly cited in the international press. He tweets at @nssylla