Karim Samoura is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Quebec at Montreal, and Director of SIFÉE (Francophone Secretariat for Impact Assessment). In addition, he is a member of the interdisciplinary Study group in geography and regional environment (GEIGER) and a member of CERESCOR (Research Group on Mangrove and Coastal Ecosystem in Africa). His research interests are in the area of coastal environment, multi-actor decision-making aid, especially in Africa.
Anne-Laure Bouvier is a member of the interdisciplinary study group in geography and regional environment (GEIGER) and a private environmental consultant. Her research interests are environmental impact assessments in the energy sector and the social impacts of natural resource projects (hydroelectricity, mining), as well as the use of sustainability assessments.
Jean-Philippe Waaub is professor at the Department of Geography, University of Quebec at Montreal, and member of the Interdisciplinary Research Group in Geography and Regional Environment (GEIGER). His research focuses mainly Strategic Environmental Assessment, decision aid tools applied to territorial and environmental management (multicriteria decision aid, ecological mapping, Integrated System for Decision Aid, Group Decision Support Systems) and techno-economic modeling of industrial systems in connection to climate change.