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The limits of Modi-fying India’s Africa engagement

Last month’s India-Africa Forum and Summit saw African leaders welcomed with unprecedented levels of ceremony and political theatre. But Daniel Large writes that underneath new branding were old questions about how what was witnessed in Delhi in October will be followed through on in substantive ways, and the extent to which these will catalyse relations beyond political level.

A month […]

December 2nd, 2015|Featured, Politics, Security and Foreign Policy|Comments Off on The limits of Modi-fying India’s Africa engagement|
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    What next after the Delhi Declaration? The challenges and opportunities of harnessing India-Africa relations

What next after the Delhi Declaration? The challenges and opportunities of harnessing India-Africa relations

At the end of October the third India-Africa Forum Summit took place in New Delhi. The Summit marked a step up from its predecessors, with 41 African heads of state in attendance, compared to only 15 in previous years. As the India Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeks to usher in a new era of Africa-India relations, Pritish Behuria analyses his approach.

Last month, representatives […]

November 24th, 2015|Development, Economy, Featured, Security and Foreign Policy|Comments Off on What next after the Delhi Declaration? The challenges and opportunities of harnessing India-Africa relations|

India-Africa: A partnership of pragmatism and potential

Last week the India-Africa Forum Summit took place in New Delhi, having been postponed from December 2014 due to the Ebola epidemic. Miko Brown assesses how the third summit contrasted with previous meetings, and what it reveals about where the African continent fits in Modi’s pragmatic and multifaceted foreign policy.

The third India-Africa Forum Summit (IAFS) was hosted in New […]

November 4th, 2015|Development, Featured, Security and Foreign Policy|Comments Off on India-Africa: A partnership of pragmatism and potential|

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