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Karishma Banga

Senior Research Officer

International Economic Development Group

Portrait of Karishma Banga

Karishma Banga is a Senior Research Officer at ODI. She is also a visiting research fellow at Centre for Trade and Economic Integration, Graduate Institute, Geneva and a doctoral researcher at the Global Development Institute, University of Manchester. Under the Supporting Economic Transformation programme, Karishma’s work focuses on the digital economy and the future of the manufacturing-led development model. Her research interests include international trade, GVCs and foreign direct investment.

  1. Youth enterprise growth: evidence from Youth Forward in Uganda

    Research reports

  2. Building resilience to Covid-19: next steps for the EU-AU digital partnership

  3. E-commerce in preferential trade agreements: implications for African firms and the AfCFTA

    Research reports

  4. Can digital platforms help mitigate agricultural losses from Covid-19 in Uganda?

  5. Ag‑platforms as disruptors in value-chains: evidence from Uganda

    Research reports

  6. Africa trade and Covid‑19: the supply chain dimension

    Working papers

  7. Covid-19's impact on supply chains hits African trade hard, with GDP shrinking for the first time in twenty-five years

    Press Release

  8. Three ways digital technology can help drug makers fight COVID-19

  9. Disruptive technologies in agricultural value chains: insights from East Africa

    Working papers

  10. Africa Industrialisation Day: four expert views

  11. Why skills development is key for digital transformation in Africa

  12. How to grow manufacturing and create jobs in a digital economy: 10 policy priorities for Kenya

    Research reports

  13. Five new ways to promote African industrialisation

  14. Skill needs for the future

    Research reports

  15. Digital transformation in Africa: three lessons from India's experience

  16. Digitalisation and the future of manufacturing in Africa

    Research reports