Forum for Indian Development Cooperation

The FIDC aims to encourage detailed analysis of broad trends in South-South cooperation and contextualise Indian policies by facilitating discussions across various subject streams and stakeholders based on theoretical and empirical analysis, field work, perception surveys and capacity building needs. At the domestic level, the FIDC has worked towards raising the awareness about various dimensions of the development cooperation policies through seminars, discussion meetings and publications and focused on sectoral analysis in the areas of agriculture, health, education, HR development, infrastructure projects, environment and other social areas including gender and humanitarian assistance.

Regional Consultation Program

Network of Southern Think Tanks


    NeST was established in 2014, on the side-lines of the Mexico High Level Forum on Effective Development Co-operation, and in response to the 2013 Delhi Conference of Southern Providers and subsequent meetings in Beijing. It is a forum of think-tanks and academics from the global South committed to generating, systematising and sharing knowledge on South-South approaches to international development co-operation.

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