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  • City, sky, road, Addis Ababa
    Call for papers: India in Africa Nov. 30, 2022 3:03 PM

    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.

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    Indian Exceptionalism and Normative Power in Africa Nov. 28, 2022 10:10 AM

    “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

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    India in Africa: The Changing Face of South-South Cooperation Nov. 8, 2022 1:50 PM

    "India’s development cooperation with the African continent has gradually become synonymous with its economic diplomacy, as foreign policy is crafted to boost trade, investment and stimulate the overseas growth of Indian industries."

    Read this short article on how modalities of development cooperation between India and the African continent are changing, written by Dr. Meera Venkatachalam and Professor Dan Banik.

    Published in African Arguments.

  • Kenya, city, urban
    Strengthening India-Africa Cooperation for Promoting Sustainable Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Trade Sep. 23, 2022 9:58 AM

    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.