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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
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 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's New Role in Africa
Book/Monograph, Created By Taylor, Ian and Published By Lynne Rienner Publishers in English language
China - Africa Friendship and Cooperation in Five Decades
Book/Monograph, and Published By World Affairs Press in English; French language
China's new role in Africa
Book/Monograph, Created By Taylor, Ian and Published By Lynne Rienner Publishers in English language
Although China denies that it harbors ambitions to become a superpower, its leadership has made clear its intention that the country be a major player in the global arena. Against this backdrop, Ian Taylor explores that nature and implications of China’s burgeoning role in Africa. Taylor argues that Beijing is using Africa not only as a source of needed raw materials and potential new markets, but also to bolster its own position on the international stage. After tracing the history of Sino-African relations, he addresses key current issues: ...
China and Africa development relations
Book/Monograph, Created By Dent, Christopher M. and Published By Taylor & Francis in English language
China's new role in Africa and the south
Book/Monograph, Created By Guerrero, Dorthy-Grace|Manji, firoze and Published By Fahamu in English language
Africa's World Trade: Informal Economies and Globalization from Below
Book/Monograph, Created By Lee, Margaret C. and Published By Nordiska Afrikainstitutet in English language
Are Africa's world markets really contributing to development across the continent for individuals, nations and regions? This is the key question posed by Margaret Lee in this provocative book, in which she argues that all too often the voices of African traders are obscured amid a blizzard of statistical analysis. However, it is these very voices - from those operating on the ground as formal or informal traders - that must be listened to in order to form a true understanding of the impact trade regimes have on these individuals and...