Nettsider med emneord «Africa»
“India continues to grow its diplomatic and political clout, and is scaling-up its Africa outreach. However, Indian policymakers cannot assume that their country’s development experience provides a blueprint for African development. India’s African outreach must pay greater attention to African developmental requirements and priorities and cannot rest solely on the country’s normative imaginary.”
Read this short article written by Dr. Meera Venkatachalam and Professor Dan Banik.
Published in African Arguments
This is an open call for all working on 'India in Africa' to submit a paper to the panel "India in Africa: Changing Modalities of South-South Cooperation" at ECSA 2023.
I was teaching in Malawi a few weeks ago when I accepted an invitation to participate in a debate on the environmental footprint of population growth hosted by The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters. Although I had not explicitly worked on population policy, I was intrigued by the prospect of better understanding why population is often a neglected area in the mainstream climate change discourse. And the thought of engaging with an Earth Systems scientist and a philosopher was much too good to pass. I was also intrigued by the fact that population control is not explicitly mentioned in the SDGs.
The first Russia-Africa Summit held recently in Sochi has generated renewed interest in better understanding the links between aid, investments and sustainable development as major world powers compete for influence in Africa.
Attend the digital launch of the book India's Development Diplomacy & Soft Power in Africa edited by Kenneth King and Meera Venkatachalam 30 March.
Over the 75 years that has passed since India’s independence in 1947, the Indian pharmaceutical industry has gradually developed research and manufacturing hubs that offer a steady supply of affordable drugs to large parts of the world.
Read the latest op-ed on India-Africa cooperation by Prof. Ranga Reddy Burri, Prof. Dan Banik and PhD candidate Lise Bjerke.
Welcome to this seminar with Tumaini Malenga from The African Institute for Development Policy, Malawi.
Time and place: Nov. 2, 2022 12:00 PM–2:00 PM, Centre for Development and the Environment, Sandakerveien 130, Glød meeting room