The gradual shift in the economic and political gravity towards the global South, particularly the Indo-Pacific, has also reflected in the increased role of the rising regional powers in stabilising countries emerging from conflict. India has been the fifth largest bilateral donor in Afghanistan, and the largest outside the developed countries. This offers a unique opportunity to study the performance of a non-traditional donor in a conflict-affected country;
The book analyse the concept of peacebuilding, issues with its implementation, and its evolution over the years and looks at India?s role in Afghanistan. Further the book attempts to draw lessons from India?s development engagement with Afghanistan with a view to strengthening peacebuilding efforts in countries emerging from conflict.