Policy Center for the New South, formerly OCP Policy Center,  is a Moroccan policy-oriented think tank based in Rabat, Morocco, striving to promote knowledge sharing and to contribute to an enriched reflection on key economic and international relations issues. By offering a southern perspective on major regional and global strategic challenges facing developing and emerging countries, the OCP Policy Center aims to provide a meaningful policy-making contribution through its four research programs: Agriculture, Environment and Food Security, Economic and Social Development, Commodity Economics and Finance, Geopolitics and International Relations. On this basis, the think tank actively engaged in public policy analysis and consultation while promoting international cooperation for the development of countries in the southern hemisphere. In this regard, the OCP Policy Center aims to be an incubator of ideas and a source of forward thinking for proposed actions on public policies within emerging economies, and more broadly for all stakeholders engaged in the national and regional growth and development process. For this purpose, the Think Tank relies on independent research and a solid network of internal and external leading research fellows. The OCP Policy Center receives support from OCP Foundation.

Latest publications

Abiy Ahmed’s ‘Medemer’ Reforms: Can it Ensure Sustainable Growth for Ethiopia and What are the Challenges Facing the New Government?

Spelling the End of Washington's Leniency with Beijing: The United States' Return to Africa

The UK’s Policy Towards Africa Post-Brexit

Energies Renouvelables en Afrique: Enjeux, Défis et Opportunités / Renewable Energy in Africa: Issues, Challenges and Opportunities

Current Account Adjustments and Exchange Rate Arrangements: What Regime for African Countries?

The Escalating China-US Trade Dispute: Economic and Geopolitical Implications for Sub-Saharan Africa

African Valleys and the Geopolitics of Innovation: Reality, Potential and Challenges

Géopolitique de l’innovation et African Valley : Réalité, Potentiel et défis / African Valleys and the Geopolitics of Innovation: Reality, Potential and Challenges

South Africa’s Economic Slowdown and Its Policy Options

L’évaluation d’Impact pour l’Efficacité des Politiques de Développement en Afrique / The Impact Assessment for the Effectiveness of Development Policies in Africa

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