Sachin Chaturverdi

Senior International Associate

Dr. Sachin Chaturvedi is Director General at the Research and Information System for Developing Countries (RIS), a New Delhi-based autonomous think tank, and was previously a Global Justice Fellow at the MacMillan Center for International Affairs at Yale University.

He has been invited to be Senior International Associate with the Rising Powers in International Development programme, based at IDS.

He works on issues related to development cooperation policies and South-South cooperation, and has also worked on trade and innovation linkages with special focus on WTO. Dr. Chaturvedi has served as a Visiting Professor at the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) and has also worked as consultant to the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation, World Bank, UN-ESCAP, UNESCO, OECD, the Commonwealth Secretariat, IUCN, and to the Government of India’s Department of Biotechnology and the Ministry of Environment and Forests, among other organizations.



Centre for Rising Powers and Global Development

The Centre for Rising Powers and Global Development is at the forefront of research and practical analysis that helps connect governments, donors, civil society, and academia to explore new way to address global development challenges.


Rising Powers in International Development Programme

The Rising Powers in International Development programme is developing an evidence-base around the role of rising powers (including the BRICS countries) in development and will be producing practical policy guidance on effective approaches for engaging with them.


Journal Article

Rising Tiger and Leaping Dragon: Emerging Global Dynamics and Space for Developing Countries and Least Developed Countries

IDS Bulletin 37.1

The growth in resilient economy of Asia led by China and increasingly shared by India is a process attracting huge international attention. Chinese exports of mass production items have caused serious concern; and some studies have predicted that this might contribute to recession in the US...

28 January 2016


Indian Development Cooperation: the State of the Debate

IDS Evidence Report 95

In this changing landscape, India is becoming an important player . India’s increased volume of development cooperation or DC (particularly to African countries), its clearer articulation of a rejection of ‘traditional’ aid principles, and its growing role as a representative of emerging...

10 September 2014