by Joseph Purugganan Governments are now scrambling to conclude negotiations for the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (RCEP), the mega free trade and investment deal launched 7 years ago by the ten countries...
Focus on the Global South is an activist think tank in Asia
providing analysis and building alternatives for just social, economic and political change.
We work on the following thematic areas:
Unpacking the dominant model in order to raise critical understanding among broad constituencies, and to support frontline communities challenging the negative impacts of development
Expanding critical analysis to link economic and development policies with political trends, human rights abuses and violent conflict in order to empower local communities to fight challenges and claim their rights and spaces
Drawing attention to social and political resistance and change to put forth people's own visions and practice for a better world that can form elements of the deglobalisation paradigm