Rajesh Makwana has written numerous articles on development issues, chaired panel discussions and advocated the concept of economic sharing in high-profile debates. Rajesh previously worked in the private sector before formally establishing Share The Worlds Resources as an advocacy organization with consultative status at the United Nations.
As the 21st Century unfolds, humanity is faced with a stark reality. Following the world stock market crash in 2008, people everywhere are questioning the unbridled greed, selfishness and competition that has driven the dominant economic model for decades. The old obsession with protecting national interests, the drive to maximise profits at all costs, and the materialistic pursuit of economic growth has failed to benefit the world’s poor and led to catastrophic consequences for Planet Earth.