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Director of the Third World Forum

Samir Amin is the Director of the Third World Forum in Dakar and President of the World Forum for Alternatives. Previously he was Director of the African Institute for Economic Development and Planning (1970-1980), professor at the Universities of Poitiers, Dakar and Paris (1963-1970) and an advisor at the Ministry of Planning in Bamako (Mali, 1960-1963). His reflections are focused on the challenges that global capitalism poses for the Third World.