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The Network of Southern Think Tanks (NeST) was established on the sidelines of the first high-level meeting (HLM) of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation (GPEDC) in Mexico in April 2014, and as a follow-up to the Conference of Southern Providers held in Delhi in April 2013. The network has committed itself to ‘generating, systematising, consolidating and sharing knowledge on South−South co-operation (SSC) approaches to international development’. A collaborative initiative for the South by the South, NeST is primarily a think tank and academic forum that provides pol...

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Dr Milindo Chakrabarti has distinguished experience of over 27 years as a Professor of Micro-economics, International Trade & Business, Environmental Economics, Indian Economics and Development Economics, nationally and internationally. Along with his long standing career in teaching, Dr...

Mr. Pranay Sinha is a Visiting Fellow at the Research and Information System for Developing Countries (RIS), India and leads Network of Southern Think Tanks (NeST) work at its Global Secretariat. He has served as Non-DAC Research Fellow at the College of William and Mary in the USA as well as at...