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Using social media for the prevention of violence against women: Lessons learned from social media communication campaigns to prevent violence against women in India, China and Viet Nam | Partners4Prevention
C Liou / Partners for Prevention, 2013
Using social media sites has become a part of the daily lives of millions of people. Based on lessons learned from the Partners for Prevention regional project ‘Engaging Young Men through Social Media for the Prevention of Viole...
The last golden land? Chinese private companies go to Africa
J. Gu / Institute of Development Studies UK, 2012
A new dynamic presence is spreading rapidly and widely across Africa: that of Chinese private enterprises. For these firms, Africa is ‘the last golden land’ of economic opportunity. Based on the most extensive survey to da...
Negotiating new relationships: how the Ethiopian state is involving China and Brazil in agriculture and rural development
D. Alemu; I. Scoones / Institute of Development Studies UK, 2013
This article provides an overview of Brazilian and Chinese agricultural development cooperation activities in Ethiopia. In the context of a highly aid-dependent country, the Government of Ethiopia (GoE) has developed an effecti...
Chinese agriculture development cooperation in Africa: narratives and politics
L. Buckley / Institute of Development Studies UK, 2013
Chinese agriculture engagements are redefining the 'aid‘ landscape, moving from a paradigm of development assistance to one of development cooperation mixed with investment. China‘s leadership asserts that this approach in...
Expanding agribusiness: China and Brazil in Ghanaian agriculture
K. Amanor, / Institute of Development Studies UK, 2013
This article examines the extent, framing and structure of Chinese and Brazilian investments in Ghana. It outlines the changing political economy of the agrarian sector, in the context of market liberalisation and the rise of agribusi...
A cluster‐randomized controlled trial evaluating the effect of a hand‐ washing‐promotion programme in Chinese primary schools
A. Bowen / American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 2007
Intensive handwashing promotion can reduce diarrheal and respiratory disease incidence. To determine whether less intensive, more scalable interventions can improve health, the paper evalutes a school-based handwashing program. T...
Health biotechnology innovation for social sustainability - a perspective from China
Y. Chen; A. Ely / STEPS Centre, Institute of Development Studies, 2011
China is not only becoming a significant player in the production of high-tech products, but also an increasingly important contributor of ideas and influence in the global knowledge economy. This paper identifies the promises and the...
Brazil and China in Mozambican agriculture: emerging insights from the field
S. Chichava / Institute of Development Studies UK, 2013
Mozambique, a country undergoing rapid transformations driven by the recent discovery of mineral resources, is one of the top destinations of Chinese and Brazilian cooperation and investment in Africa. This article provides an ...
Investment in vocational vs. general schooling: evaluating China’s expansion of vocational education and laying the foundation for further vocational education evaluation
International Initiative for Impact Evaluation, 2015
A key policy question in developing countries, including China, is how to balance investments in vocational versus general education to support economic growth and reduce social inequality. Unfortunately, there is no definitive study ...
Explaining and understanding environmental actions in Chinese agriculture: the case of Yuqiao watershed of Tianjin municipality
G.I. Orderud / Taylor and Francis Group, 2015
Most of China’s surface waters are undergoing anthropogenic eutrophication, mainly due to leaching of phosphorus (P) from both sewage and agriculture. This is causing quality deterioration in their scarce water resources. The pr...
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China International Development Research Network (CIDRN)
Informal network of Chinese research centres and institutes. The network involves a collaboration of 17 Chinese institutions including universities, think tanks, and the central Chinese Communist party school. It is coordinated by Li Xiaoyun and the Research Center for International Development (RCID) / College of Humanities and Development Studies, China Agricultural University.
China Institute of International Studies (CIIS)
China Institute of International Studies (CIIS) is the think tank of China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs. It conducts research and analysis on a wide range of foreign policy issues.
China Carbon Forum (CCF)
China Carbon Forum (CCF) was established in 2007 by professionals in China’s climate change sector as a non-for-profit organisation to exchange information, best practices and engage with China’s climate change stakeholders.
Chinese Academy of International Trade and Economic Cooperation (CAITEC)
Chinese Academy of International Trade and Economic Cooperation (CAITEC) is an institution of applied economic and trade policy research and consultancy directly under the Ministry of Commerce MOFCOM of the People’s Republic of China. Research Fields: world economy international trade international economic cooperation...
International Poverty Reduction Center in China (IPRCC)
Chinese platform for knowledge sharing, information exchange and international collaboration in the areas of poverty reduction and development.
Chinese Academy for Environmental Planning (CAEP)
Founded in 2001, the Chinese Academy for Environmental Planning (CAEP) of the State Environmental Protection Administration (SEPA) is a public institution with independent legal status. CAEP provides technical support and services such as environmental planning, environmental policy and consultation on environmental project selection management for the Chinese government and corporations.
The Chinese Government's Official Web Portal
is cutting down on carbon emission by China significant?
China Environmental Science Press (CESP)
Factory Improvement Training (FIT 5)
Multi-supplier training programme
Institute of Contemporary Observation (ICO)
Labour development and corporate social responsibility in China
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