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China and Africa: Building Peace and Security Cooperation on the Continent
Book/Monograph, Created By Alden, Chris|Alao, Abiodun|Chun, Zhang|Barber, Laura and Published By Palgrave Macmillan in English language
This book investigates the expanding involvement of China in security cooperation in Africa. Drawing on leading and emerging scholars in the field, the book uses a combination of analytical insights and case studies to unpack the complexity of security challenges confronting China and the continent. It interrogates how security considerations impact upon the growing economic and social links China has developed with African states.
China in Africa: Mercantilist predator, or partner in development?
Book/Monograph, Created By Institute for Global Dialogue and Published By Institute for Global Dialogue in English language
Chinese yuan penetrates African markets
Journal article, Created By Mukeredzi, Tonderayi and Published By United Nations Department of Public Information in English language
China's Foreign Policy Shift in Africa: From Non-Interference to Preponderance
Journal article, Created By Okoloa, Abutu Lawrence and Published By Taylor & Francis in English language
The penetration of Beijing into the African continent is radically changing the economic landscape of the region. The non-interference policy states that China does not meddle in the internal affairs of other nations and this is a core part of the five principles of peaceful coexistence; others include mutual respect for a nation's sovereignty and territorial integrity, mutual non-aggression, equality based on mutual benefit and peaceful coexistence. Furthermore, there has been no corresponding change in Beijing's foreign policy in terms of ambitions, alliances an...
Biofuels, Land Grabbing and Food Security in Africa
Book/Monograph, Created By Havnevik, Kjell|Matondi, Prosper B.|Beyene, Atakilte and Published By Nordiska Afrikainstitutet in English language
Energy crisis and climate change have generated global demands for alternative non-fossil fuel sources. This has led to a rapid increase of investments in production of liquid biofuels based on agricultural feed stocks such as sugar cane. Most African governments see biofuels as a potential for increasing agricultural productivity and export incomes and thus strengthening their national economies, improving energy balances and rural employment. At the same time climate change may be addressed through reduction of greenhouse gas emissions. There are, however, a number ...
China's Development Policy in Africa
Journal article, Created By Pehnest, Gernot and Published By Africa Union (AU) in English; French language
China and Africa:Emerging patterns in globalization and Development
Book/Monograph, Created By Strauss, Julia C.|Saavendra, Martha and Published By Cambridge University Press in English language
China in Africa: The dawn of an existing Era
Journal article, Created By Gaye, Adama and Published By Africa Union (AU) in English; French language
Chinese and Japanese development co-operation: South-South, North-South, or what?
Journal article, Created By Raposo, Pedro Amakasu and Published By Taylor & Francis Group in English language
This article compares the evolution and characteristics of Chinese and Japanese aid, assessing the impact of their aid policies in sub-Saharan Africa from the 1950s to the present. It argues that China and Japan?s aid programmes share more similarities than dissimilarities. Both pursue aid strategies that spread allocations across a region rather than concentrating upon specific countries. The article seeks to clarify the following questions. In what way are Chinese and Japanese aid strategies different from each other and Western donors? Should their aid be see...
China's Leap into the Heart of the Twenty First Century
Journal article, Created By Sachs, Michael and Published By Adonis & Abbey in English language
The People's Republic of China (PRC) is in the midst of a transformation of global significance. From a closed economy in which the state was the only economic actor of significance, China has moved rapidly towards a system that the Communist Party of China (CPC) defines as market socialism, where a sizeable state sector exists side by side with private enterprises and foreign investors. China's leap will lift the most populous country on earth into the heart of politics and economics in the coming century, a reality to which we ...