Strategic Airlift in Africa

Understanding Challenges and Opportunities for the Movement Coordination Centre Europe (MCCE) and Member Nations

by Ben Caves, Pauline Paille, James Black

RAND Europe was commissioned by the Movement Coordination Centre Europe (MCCE) to conduct a scoping study to understand the challenges and barriers to the coordination of airlift in Africa. This focused on gathering insights from a targeted literature review and stakeholder perspectives from across the MCCE and representatives from Member Nations. This narrated presentation describes the project, including key findings and potential areas for further investigation.

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