India’s Economic Engagement with Sudan since the 1990s: Search for Energy Security and Beyond

  • Shaji Sadasivan
Part of the International Political Economy Series book series (IPES)


Since the 1990s, in the era of increasing globalization, developing states such as India have employed several strategies to engage with other states in order to extract maximum advantages in the realm of trade, transfer of technology and natural resources such as oil. This chapter analyses the trends in India’s economic engagement from the 1990s onwards with Sudan, an oil rich state in North Africa. It raises and examines questions as to how the search for natural resources such as oil influences India’s foreign and economic relations; what are the major strategies adopted by her to obtain natural resources especially through transfer of technology and what role this plays in India’s ties with Sudan in various sectors other than oil as a result of the ‘spill over effects.’


Energy Security Energy Information Administration Human Right Watch Economic Engagement Comprehensive Peace Agreement 
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