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Securing Islamic finance to meet India’s financing goals
Indian Economy | Financial Markets Dec 14, 2023

Securing Islamic finance to meet India’s financing goals

In light of the close relationship between India and with Middle East and GCC nations, Islamic finance offers an alternative finance vehicle providing impetus in the trade finance arena. ...

Institutional architecture for India’s development cooperation: A 2030 vision
Development | Economic Diplomacy | Development Partnerships May 02, 2021

Institutional architecture for India’s development cooperation: A 2030 vision

To assert itself at a global scale, India must employ development cooperation objectives and utilise multilateral and plurilateral forums through a strategic plan.

India’s development partnership with Nepal: The paradigm shift and future prospects
Development | Development Partnerships Jul 15, 2019

India’s development partnership with Nepal: The paradigm shift and future prospects

While development cooperation has a crucial role in shaping political relations between countries, political relations should not undermine the effectiveness of aid.

The sharp power of development diplomacy and China’s edge
China Foreign Policy | International Trade and Investment Apr 11, 2018

The sharp power of development diplomacy and China’s edge

Chinese development diplomacy not only offers alternative sources of finance, but also presents a model that seems to overcome the major criticisms of traditional aid. However, such power relations are rarely horizontal, and often come attached with significant geopolitical implications.

Economic diplomacy and development partnerships: Rethinking India's role and relevance
Development | Sustainable Development | Development Partnerships Oct 28, 2016

Economic diplomacy and development partnerships: Rethinking India's role and relevance

Looking through an emergence prism, India’s development partnerships and economic diplomacy must be built around three concentric circles.

India's coherence dilemma in Africa's fragile contexts
Development | United Nations | Development Partnerships Aug 17, 2016

India's coherence dilemma in Africa's fragile contexts

There seems to be a disconnect between India’s peace-building approach and its African development partnerships.

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Ameya Pimpalkhare

Ameya Pimpalkhare is an Associate Fellow at ORFs Mumbai Centre. He works on the themes of energy and transportation. His key research interests include: sustainable energy energy management sustainability and the Indian Railways. ...

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