Jaipur, India, September 09, 2006

CUTS Centre for International Trade, Economics & Environment (CUTS-CITEE), Jaipur is organising the Inception Workshop of the project titled ‘Documenting advocacy practices involving local stakeholders with the process of trade and globalisation in four Indian States’ at Jaipur, Rajasthan, India, on September 09, 2006. This is under the ‘Knowledge Infrastructure with and between Counterparts (KIC)’ Project of Oxfam International steered by Oxfam Novib, The Netherlands.

GRANITE partners, representatives of farmers’ association, non-governmental organisation (NGO) and government officials and researchers from Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal and Rajasthan will be present in the workshop.

The objective of this event is to bring together people associated with the project and discuss and finalise the draft Terms of Reference (ToR) and questionnaires for the project implementation. The workshop will also provide opportunities to the stakeholders to discuss and express their views on different advocacy practices on issues related to globalisation and trade.