Poorva Karkare is a policy officer in ECDPM's African economic integration, economic recovery and transformation and sustainable food systems teams.

Poorva has a master’s degree in development economics from SOAS, with a particular interest in Africa.

Before joining ECDPM, Poorva worked in Mozambique as a consultant with organisations like UNICEF, DfID and the World Bank. She also worked at Swaziland’s ministry of economic planning and development as an ODI fellow. In India, she worked for a chamber of commerce to analyse trade and investment relations between India and Africa.


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