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- Co-Founder, Space Watch
- Inlaks Scholar, London School of Economics, UK
- Chair (Agriculture), World Information Technology Forum (WITFOR)
- International Development, Environment, UN and Global Governance, South-South Cooperation, ICT and e-governance
Prior to his role as Associate Director, FUNDS Project (New York / Geneva), Vikas Nath was the Special Advisor to the Executive Director and Head (Media and Communication), South Centre in Geneva, and before that as Policy Analyst with UNDP in New York. He has also worked with Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India.
Mr. Nath has founded number of global enterprises, networks and forums. He has worked in over 60 countries on agriculture, environment, development, ICT, e-governance and south-south cooperation.
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Sankalp Forum, 16-18 April 2013. Mumbai. India When we talk about impact investing, our focus invariably turns to “investing” and in particular to investments which involve capital flows in form of loans, equities, grants or other financing options. We end … Continue reading
Stephen Browne and Thomas G. Weiss (with Vikas Nath) Extracts from the 2012 Global Perceptions Survey: The survey underlines two challenges currently facing the UN’s development activities: the lack of system-wide coherence; and the possible increasing irrelevance for contemporary development … Continue reading
Most people in developing countries are hesitant to engage with governments and avoid getting entangled in government affairs. They do not trust the public servants to act honestly and resolve their public grievances quickly. Many end up paying bribes, using … Continue reading
22nd IFIP World Computer Congress, 24-26 September 2012. Amsterdam. The Netherlands As developing countries industrialise and incomes rise, the pressure on fresh water resources will increase further. Inevitably, as demand is increasing, tensions are manifesting at the national and international … Continue reading
World Information Technology Forum (WITFOR), 16 – 18 April. Delhi. India Watch the panel discussion on Doordarshan.