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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.
Tag Archives: Global South
Nelson Mandela (1918 – 2013): He sacrificed his freedom so others could be free
Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, the last of the giants who led South Africa’s struggle against colonialism, is no more. “White supremacy implies black inferiority.” His words were truth to the powers. It made him the most recognisable icon of struggle against … Continue reading
United Nations: New Issues, New Ideas, Not Enough Financing
Despite the ever-increasing demands and mandate given to the UN to be the key global driver for development, resources available to implement the development agenda have become more constrained and unpredictable. While the UN is getting better at tackling more … Continue reading
Made in Bangladesh: Profiting from poverty
“The disastrous garment industry in Bangladesh is a perfect example of capitalist expansion to the Global South where labour is cheap and abundant. But such foreign investments, now highly sought by governments of poor countries, often mean deplorable conditions of … Continue reading