Malancha Chakrabarty is a Lead Investigator with the Climate Change and Development Initiative at the Observer Research Foundation. Her research interests encompass issues related to economic and social development in Africa and India, and the links between climate change, agriculture, and food security. She is currently working on a project which explores India’s trade, investment, and development cooperation with African countries. Dr Chakrabarty is published widely in international journals like the Review of African Political Economy and the World Review of Political Economy. She is also a regular contributor to newspapers such as Asian Age and DNA. .