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  • India and Africa: Deepening the Security Engagement

    Pentagon Press
    ISBN 9788197198687
    Price: ₹ 1295/-
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    About the Book

    This volume delves into the multifaceted relationship between India and African countries, focusing on their evolving security, economic, energy and technological cooperation. It tracks the development of this partnership, highlighting India`s proactive involvement in Africa. The volume examines India`s contributions to African security, including maritime security, as well as its role in addressing energy and food security challenges on the continent. It also delves into the complexities of cybersecurity and skill development, underscoring the importance of collaborative efforts to tackle mutual concerns. Through a detailed analysis, this volume provides valuable insights and recommendations for enhancing the strategic partnership between India and Africa in the years ahead.

    About the Editors

    Ruchita Beri is a Consultant with the Manohar Parrikar Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (MP-IDSA), New Delhi. Earlier, Ms Beri served as Senior Research Associate and Centre Coordinator, Africa, Latin America, Caribbean and United Nations Centre at the MP-IDSA. She has over three decades experience in research on international relations, political economy and security of Sub-Saharan Africa, India–Africa relations and Emerging Powers in Africa and the Indian Ocean Region. She is a member of the Africa Committee of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII). She is also a member of the Africa Experts Group at the Vivekananda International Foundation, New Delhi. She is the former President of African Studies Association of India (ASA). She has authored several research articles and edited and co- edited numerous books including India-Africa: Building Synergies in Peace, Security and Development (Pentagon Press, 2024), Food Governance in India: Rights, Security and Challenges in the Global Sphere (Routledge, 2023)

    Rajeesh Kumar is a Research Fellow at the MP-IDSA, New Delhi. He was one of the Co- Chairs of the Think-20 Task Force on ‘Reformed Multilateralism: Transforming Global Institutions and Frameworks’ during India’s G20 presidency. Dr Kumar is the author of Indian and Chinese Approaches to United Nations Peacekeeping in Africa (MP- IDSA, 2024), Principled but Evolving: India`s Approach to Multilateral Peace and Security (MP-IDSA, 2021) and  e International Committee of the Red Cross in Internal Armed Conflicts: Is Neutrality Possible (Palgrave Macmillan, 2019). He is also the co-editor of Eurozone Crisis and the Future of Europe: Political Economy of Further Integration and Governance (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014).


    - Sujan Chinoy

    About the Editors/Contributors

    - Ruchita Beri and Rajeesh Kumar

    India and Africa: Enhancing the Security Engagement
    - Festus Kofi Aubyn

    India-Africa Security Relations: Drivers and Trends
    - Ruchita Beri
    An Appraisal of the Kenya-India Maritime Security Collaboration
    - Harriet Njoki Mboce

    2050 Africa Integrated Maritime Strategy and India’s SAGAR Vision: Charting Convergences and Cooperative Synergy
    - Abhay Kumar Singh

    Militarisation in the Western Indian Ocean Region: Implications for India-Africa Maritime Cooperation
    - Abhishek Mishra

    Enhancing Energy Access in Africa through Renewable Energy Development: Successes, Challenges and Prospects
    - Benard Muok

    Energising the India-Africa Partnership
    - Shebonti Ray Dadwal

    Food Security in Africa and India
    - Nitya Nanda

    The Imperative of Adopting a Security Response Approach and Cooperation for Cyber Security in Africa
    - Essien D Essien

    India and Africa in Cyberspace: An Agenda for Co-operation
    - Cherian Samuel

    India’s Capacity Building Initiatives in Africa
    - Donald P. Chimanikire
    Skill Development and Capacity Building in Africa: Opportunities for Development Cooperation
    - Pranav Kumar

    Skills Development in India and Africa: Interactive Agendas?
    - Kenneth King