Dr Ndongo Samba Sylla is a Senegalese development economist. He is currently a Research and Programme manager at the West Africa office of the Rosa Luxemburg Foundation (Dakar). His publications cover topics such as Fair trade, labour markets in developing countries, social movements, democratic theory, economic and monetary sovereignty. He has written two books, coauthored one and edited/coauthored some collective books. He recently coauthored L’arme invisible de la Françafrique. Une histoire du franc CFA, Paris, La Découverte, 2018.