All publications on "International & Globalization"

all publications on "International & Globalization"

India and Indian Diaspora in East Africa: Past Experiences and Future Challenges. Lecture discussion by Dr. Gijsbert Oonk, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, Netherlands.

The lecture drew attention on various aspects of India and Indian Diaspora in East Africa, which is largely a business community and is an old Diaspora in the region. The community is integrated though still considered a ‘heritage resource’ for the host and home countries. Their experiences are diverse in the countries they are in and it is important to understand this in order to assess potential towards bettering bilateral relations between India and these countries namely, Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania.

India –Nigeria Engagement: History, Diaspora and Emerging Dimensions. Lecture discussion by Prof. Olutaya C.Adesina, University if Ibadan, Nigeria.

The political, social, economic and cultural India-Nigeria engagement started well before both countries’ political independence from Britain. The ties run deep with India becoming one of Nigeria’s largest trading partners since bilateral relations were established in 1958. The talk highlighted long-standing Diaspora engagement between the two countries and the new dimension and potential that this relationship has in the context of emerging realities.

Perspectives Asia: Politics of Food

Food is a highly political issue. Nowhere is this more true than in Asia. This publication seeks to illustrate some conflicting issues in the field of food and nutrition. The contributions highlight a selection of fields, where political action is needed to ensure that there is enough food on people's plate, which is also healthy and nutritious.

India’s Development Co-operation: Case of Four Countries

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India’s development assistance has gained prominence in recent years, and there has been a sustained strengthening of ties with its neighbors. In this study hbs partner VANI takes a closer look at the strategic motives and socio-economic impacts of India’s development cooperation with Bhutan, Nepal, Indonesia and Combodia.

India-Africa Partnership: A Civil Society Perspective

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India-Africa civil society reflections on the “Third India-Africa Forum Summit” held in October 2015. The publication is an event report on a seminar that brought civil society representatives from India and Africa to dialogue for greater developmental co-operation.

Development Finance in BRICS Countries

The recent establishment of the New (BRICS) Development Bank has raised hopes for new approaches in development finance, while fears emerged that social and environmental standards may being weakened. A new study looks at the experience and past performance of BRICS countries in development financing.

Perspectives Asia: A Continent on the Move

Asia, the world’s most populous continent, has been undergoing a dramatic transformation. Globalization and new technologies are leading millions of people out of poverty. At the same time thousands have to leave their country. A continent on the move.

India’s Global Footprints

"India's role in world economy and politics has rapidly expanded in the last 20 years, but much of Indian civil society takes little interest in these important developments. The Voluntary Associations Network of India (VANI) has created a resource book that analyses "India's Global Footprint" in fields such as trade, investment, and development cooperation, and looks at the country's role in international forums (BRICS, G20)

Perspectives – Political Analysis and Commentary from Asia

In this issue, our authors report on conflicts stemming from coal and copper mining in Afghanistan, India, and Myanmar. The articles on Cambodia and on Inner Mongolia in China illustrate how the traditional economic models and ways of life of indigenous populations suffer from the unrestrained exploitation of raw materials.

Global India: Setting the Context and Civil Society Responses

India’s global role, or rather perceived potential, is receiving unprecedented attention. But does India have the trappings of a big power and are its institutions ready to play a proactive role in the changing geo - economic, environmental and political context? How has Indian civil society responded to the developments over the past decade? This scoping paper by Benny Kuruvilla attempts to answer some of these questions

Afghanistan-India-Pakistan Trialogue 2009

The instability in the South Asia revolves around the nature of relationship between Afghanistan-India-Pakistan Triangle. Bilateral efforts some times ignore the wholistic view of conflicts. This trialogue provides a platform to policy makers, analysts and Track II representatives involving civil societies to discuss all issues comprehensively