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Vincent Foucher

Senior Analyst, West Africa
Dakar, Senegal

Vincent Foucher


Crisis Group Role:

Based in Dakar, Vincent Foucher researches and writes Crisis Group reports on Guinea and Guinea-Bissau. He has been covering a range of issues, from security sector reform to electoral politics and political ethnicity.

Areas of expertise:

  • Politics of Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Senegal and the Gambia Democratisation
  • Armies and security sector reform
  • Rebellion and armed conflict
  • Drugs trafficking in West Africa

Professional Background:

  • Chief editor, Politique africaine (2006-2008)
  • Researcher, Centre national de la recherche scientifique, Centre détudes dÁfrique noire, Bordeaux (2003-2010)
  • Diploma Sciences Po, Paris; MSc and PhD Politics of Asia and Africa, School of Oriental and African Studies, London


  • French (native)
  • English (fluent)

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