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- Making a killing: a 2011 survey of ivory markets in China
- G.G. Gabriel; N. Hua; J. Wang / International Fund for Animal Welfare 2016
- An unprecedented surge in ivory seizures occurred in 2011. Media reported that 5,259 elephant tusks were seized worldwide in that year alone, representing the lives of at least 2,629 elephants. In spite of the government...
- Chinese businesses in Africa: perspectives on corporate social responsibility and the role of Chinese government policies
- X. Weng; L. Buckley / International Institute for Environment and Development 2016
- China’s business engagement in developing countries has grown rapidly in the past decade through direct investment, contract projects and trade. China was the third-largest foreign investor in the world between 2012 and 2014, an...
- Not beating around the Bush: understanding China and South Africa’s illegal wildlife trade
- Y.-S. Wu / South African Institute of International Affairs 2015
- A major threat to the survival of endangered wildlife species is the absence of consensus on the causes of and solutions to their illegal trade, with this expanding trade causing increasing devastation. The illegal wildlif...
- Win win partnership? China, Southern Africa and extractive industries
- G. Shelton; C. Kabemba / Southern African Resource Watch 2012
- The People’s Republic of China (PRC) has prioritised Africa as a strategic partner at both the political and economic levels. According to some observers, the evidence of China’s growing African involvement suggests a stra...
- State-directed multi-national enterprises and transnational governance: Chinese investments, corporate responsibility and sustainability norms
- D. Cissé; S. Grimm; A. Nölke / Centre for Chinese Studies, University of Stellenbosch 2014
- Africa clearly needs foreign investments for its development. But such investments in extractive industries and hydropower projects should not cause ecological degradation and threaten the livelihoods of many Africans. Sustainability ...
- Chinese Resources-For-Infrastructure (R4I) swaps: an escape from the resource curse?
- P. Konijn / South African Institute of International Affairs 2014
- An R4I swap involves the exchange of natural resources for infrastructure. The revenues from the export of natural resources such as oil or copper are used as collateral for a loan to finance infrastructure development. R4I swaps were...
- Nationalism with Chinese characteristics: how does it affect the competitiveness of South Africa’s mining industry?
- R. Harvey / South African Institute of International Affairs 2014
- South Africa possesses the most valuable in situ mineral reserves in the world (valued at $2.5 trillion). Any reasonable forecast would suggest that such wealth should drive rapid economic growth. Instead, the International Monetary F...
- ‘Oil for Housing’: Chinesebuilt new towns in Angola
- D. Benazeraf; A. Alves / South African Institute of International Affairs 2014
- China has gained a foothold in the African construction sector through the provision of ‘resources for infrastructure’ loans. The dominance of Chinese companies is particularly evident in mega projects such as railways, ma...
- China and Africa's natural resources: the challenges and implications for development and governance
- C. Alden; A.C. Alves / South African Institute of International Affairs 2009
- China’s energy concerns have been playing an increasingly crucial role in its foreign policymaking in the new century. This paper proposes to analyse China’s growing engagement in Africa’s mineral sector and as...
- The oil factor in Sino–Angolan relations at the start of the 21st Century
- A.C. Alves / South African Institute of International Affairs 2010
- Even though trade figures are the most impressive feature of Sino–Angolan bilateral relations after 2002, the main reason why China’s engagement in Angola has been attracting so much attention from scholars, the media and ...