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- The BLDS print collection
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- Subjective well- being of Chinese elderly: a comparative analysis among Urban China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan
- J. Miao; X. Wu / Population Studies Center, University of Michigan 2016
- This paper investigates the relative importance of living arrangement and social participation for the elderlys subjective well-being (happiness) in three Chinese societies (Hong Kong, urban China and Taiwan) with different leve...
- Economic repercussions of the Look East Policy in Zimbabwe
- F. Tombindo; N. Tukić / Centre for Chinese Studies, University of Stellenbosch 2016
- In 2003, Zimbabwe formally announced the Look East Policy (LEP) in the face of economic sanctions by the West. This, coupled with the Forum on China Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) of 2000, has strengthened trade and bilateral investments ...
- Environmental costs of China’s new law on foreign NGOs
- Centre for Chinese Studies, University of Stellenbosch 2016
- In 2015, China's People's Congress revised and ratified a controversial foreign non-governmental organisation (NGO) management law that is set to take effect in 2017. According to reports, the new law will directly affect approximatel...
- Asia report on climate change and indigenous people
- J. Carling; J. Carino; L.N. Sherpa / Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact 2016
- The impacts of climate change are severe for at least 260 million indigenous peoples in Asia. The effects of warming temperature, extreme weather events, unpredictable seasons and sea level rise include loss of lives and prope...
- Tanzania-China all-weather friendship from socialism to globalization: a case of relative decline
- J.-P. Cabestan; J.-R. Chaponnière / Centre for Chinese Studies, University of Stellenbosch 2016
- How close is the Tanzanian-Chinese partnership today? Bi-lateral trade and Chinese economic activity in Tanzania today is far more significant than in the 1970s; Chinas no strings attached policy is still attractive ...
- The BRICS on the road to COP 21
- BRICS Policy Center / Centro de Estudos e Pesquisas BRICS 2015
- The impact of the actions of the countries that constitute the BRICS goes beyond the scope of the economic sector, reaching, among others, the socio-environmental agenda through issues such as the exploitation of natural resou...
- Changing climate, changing diets: pathways to lower meat consumption
- L. Wellesley; C. Happer; A Froggatt / Chatham House [Royal Institute of International Affairs], UK 2015
- Demand for animal protein is growing. Global consumption of meat is forecast to increase 76 per cent on recent levels by mid-century. A â??protein transitionâ?? is playing out across the developing world: as incomes rise, ...
- Climate change, food, water and population health in China
- Bulletin of the World Health Organization : the International Journal of Public Health 2016
- Anthropogenic climate change appears to be increasing the frequency, duration and intensity of extreme weather events. Such events have already had substantial impacts on socioeconomic development and population health. Climat...
- China's climate promises under economic pressure: scenarios and implications
- J. Wübbeke; B. Conrad / The Mercator Institute for China Studies 2015
- Chinas new-found willingness to integrate its national climate policies into international climate negotiations is arguably the single most momentous development in international climate politics in recent times. It removes one ...
- Overcoming obstacles to U.S.-China cooperation on climate change
- K. Lieberthal; D. Sandalow / Brookings Institution 2009
- U.S.-China relations have evolved and grown enormously since the Nixon visit to Beijing in 1972. But despite this progress, underlying mutual distrust over long-term intentions has grown and can over time make mutual antagonism a self...
- BRICS Information Sharing and Exchange Platform
- BRICS Information Sharing and Exchange Platform (also refered to as BRICS Portal) is the authoritative platform of BRICS-related information jointly developed by the Center for BRICS Studies of Fudan University (Shanghai, China) and the BRICS Business Council.
- School of Public Policy and Management of Tsinghua University
- The School of Public Policy and Management (SPPM) of Tsinghua University was founded in 2000. As the first graduate school of public administration in China, the Schools mission is to become a world-class institution that actively engages in teaching, research, and consulting in global public affairs.
- Chinese Academy of International Trade and Economic Cooperation (CAITEC)
- Chinese Academy of International Trade and Economic Cooperation (CAITEC) is an inter-disciplinary and multifunctional institution of social science research and a consultative body directly under the Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) of China. Its undertakings cover research, information consultancy, publishing, education and training.
- Research Center for International Development at China Agricultural University (RCID)
- The Research Center for International Development (RCID) was built on the formative constructs cultivated through a long period of engagement in international development intervention in China and abroad by the Center for Integrated Agriculture Development (CIAD), and later the COHD. The RCIDs mission is to generate and disseminate knowledge, as well as to inspire and inform policy makers of p...