Policy Briefs & Reports

India-Africa Brief: Courting Africa through Economic Diplomacy

Rani Mullen, Persis Taraporevala

Centre for Policy Research

August 5, 2015

India is undergoing structural urban and economic transitions and has set ambitious policy targets to meet its rising energy needs for development. Expanding coal and renewables are two important pillars of this undertaking and, since 2008, climate protection is of increasing concern. India’s international engagements reflect these motivations of both energy security and climate change, where India is increasingly engaging in transfer of clean and efficient energy technologies to developing countries like itself.