In this chapter of ‘Two Billion dreams’, Renu Modi highlights the potential for India's experiences to provide unique support for Africa in their shared pursuit of food security. India’s investment of capital, technology, and political institutions can have a transformational effect on its partner in development.
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India has emerged as a significant donor in Asia and Africa, second only to China. Its long record of supporting developing nations coupled with its focus on capacity building and accessibility make India an increasingly welcome benefactor.
India's political will and commitment to build ties afresh with Africa have been on display. But the promises made need to be met.
Africa and India have agreed to continue their cooperation primarily by expanding their economic and political relations. They will also continue cooperating on technology, social development, health, culture and infrastructure to name a few.
African and Indian leaders met to review their progress on the Delhi Declaration and associated Framework of Cooperation. They further cemented their relations with the Addis Ababa declaration and vowed to continue dialogue and enhance their cooperation through the Framework for enhanced cooperation.
The India-Africa Conclave and other such platforms of interaction have played a pivotal role in engaging Africa with India’s growth story. Various Indian investments in agriculture and infrastructure, totalling over $20 billion, are soon to boost Africa's economies.
This conference report gives the proceedings and resolutions of representatives from India and Pakistan. The peace process, the impact of terrorism on Indo-Pak ties, the issue of Kashmir and the role that the media can play in mediating the relationship between India and Pakistan are discussed.
This paper examines India's diplomatic, economic and institutional influence on the African continent.
Manoj Kohli, the head of Bharti Airtel’s international operations, talks about the telecommunication giant's prospects, activities and challenges in Africa