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EU-LDC Regions - South Asia - Description/Local Institutions


The Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR), Mumbai, India

IGIDR was established in 1987 to carry out research on development issues from a multi-disciplinary point of view.

The aims and objectives of the Institute are to promote and conduct research on development (in its economic, technological, social, political and ecological aspects) from a broad inter- disciplinary perspective; to gain insights into the process of development and alternative policy options and to disseminate the knowledge so gained

IGIDR undertakes activities in the following areas:

  • Research, with, among others, an emphasis on: interdependence among nations and its impact on development strategies and policy options; the influence of international trading, financial and economic systems on countries; the analytical foundations of the positions of developing countries in international forums and negotiations; and developmental issues relating to poverty, agriculture, industry, energy, environment, etc., their impact on trade and vice versa.
  • Publications, under four series: books/monographs; proceedings/project reports of seminars and conferences organised by IGIDR and reports of project research; discussion papers; reprints/preprints of published research papers of IGIDR staff.
  • Conferences and workshops
  • Teaching, IGIDR offers Masterís and Doctoral programmes in Development Studies.
  • Resources The library of the Institute aims to be a leading research library in the fields of development studies, development economics, energy and environmental studies, general economics and Indian economy

EU-LDC Network Contact Person

A. Ganesh-Kumar - Agk@igidr.ac.in

For further information go to the Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR)

 



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