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Fabio Andrés Díaz Pabón

Fabio Andrés Díaz Pabón

is a research fellow on Sustainable Development and the African 2063 agenda, hosted by the African Centre of Excellence for Inequality Research (ACEIR) of the University of Cape Town.

All articles of Fabio Andrés Díaz Pabón

Artificial Intelligence

Handling AI, but with care

AI holds the potential to act as a facilitator in achieving the SDGs in Africa. At the same time, there is a risk that it will exacerbate inequalities and tensions, not least through data exploitation

Women in conflict

Men must be held accountable

Women become victims in conflicts between men, so men must assume responsibility

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Migration in Latin America

Venezuelans continue to leave their country on dangerous treks

People of all ages still leave Venezuela using ever more perilous routes. North America remains an increasingly desirable destination

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Poverty reduction

Economic growth is not a magic wand for Africa

Due to multiple crises, millions in Africa are sliding even deeper into poverty. But to simply call for economic growth misses African realities


Colombians have voted for change

The symbolism – and challenges – of the election victory of Gustavo Petro and his running mate Francia Márquez

Political deadlock

The long walk to serious talks

Venezuela needs a restart with government and opposition engaging in serious negotiations

Civil strife

Fragile peace

Under President Duque, Colombia seems to seesaw between civil war and peace

Left-wing populism

The currency of Venezuelan politics

In Venezuela’s political crisis, foreign governments must not fan the flames

Violent strife

Rekindling the war on drugs

Why destroying Colombian coca fields with pesticides may backfire terribly

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