Dr Folashadé Soule-Kohndou

Senior Research Associate, GLF 2017-18 (Bénin)

Dr Folashadé Soulé is a Senior Research Associate at the Global Economic Governance programme(Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford). Her research areas focuses on Africa-China relations, the study of agency in Africa’s international relations and the politics of South-South cooperation. She was a postdoctoral fellow at the London School of Economics, and a former Oxford-Princeton Global Leaders Fellow. Her research has been published in several peer-review journals among which African Affairs, Global Governance, International Affairs and Foro Internacional.

As a policy-facing academic, connecting policy and research, she is the initiator of the Africa-China negotiation workshop series bringing together African negotiators and senior policymakers to exchange and build better negotiation practices when dealing with China. She has also acted as a policy analyst and consultant for several institutions




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COVID-19 and Africa: Leading African policymakers reflect on the pandemic
Africa-China negotiation workshop series launches in Benin
Workshop on the politics of economic policymaking in African countries
Promise to boost African exports at Beijing summit
Watch: Beyond gridlock in world politics?
2017-18 Global Leaders Fellows
How to negotiate infrastructure deals with China: four things African governments need to get right
Dr Folashadé Soule-Kohndou
GEG WP 2013/88 The India-Brazil-South Africa Forum - A Decade On: Mismatched Partners or the Rise of the South?
Dr Folashadé Soule-Kohndou
Working papers