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The BLDS print collection
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The United Nations Post-2015 Agenda for Global Development: perspectives from China and Europe
T. Fues (ed); J. Ye (ed) / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik / German Development Institute (GDI), 2014
This publication focuses on scholarly discourses and policy challenges in China and Germany. Articles from The German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE), also cover European perspectives whil...
Building better water governance in response to climate change and water stress: a case study of Lijiang, Yunnan Province, China
Y. Su; R.E. Grumbine; J. Xu; K. Hyde / International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2015
This paper presents the results and analysis of a study conducted in Lijiang of Yunnan Province, China in 2013. The focus of the study was on the major changes in local people’s socioeconomic situation and the natural, ec...
The Contingent Reserve Arrangement: a redesign of the International Monetary System
Research and Information System for Developing Countries, 2015
The BRICS countries established the New Development Bank (NDB) and the Contingent Reserve (CRA) Arrangement at their sixth Summit at Fortaleza, Brazil on 15 July 2014. This policy brief examines the implications of the CRA both...
Reconfiguring international financial institutions: the BRICS Initiative
M. Agarwal / Research and Information System for Developing Countries, 2015
This paper examines the implications of the establishment of the New Development Bank (NDB) and the Contingent Reserve Arrangement (CRA) for the international financial system and for the BRICS countries. Their establishment is placed...
China’s development finance: ambition, impact and transparency
J. Xu; R. Carey / Institute of Development Studies UK, 2015
In a context of lagging reform in the Bretton Woods institutions, China has brought the debate on its role as a rising power in global economic governance onto the front pages, notably with the divided response of ‘the West&rsqu...
Pakistan in China’s eyes: pawn, pivot or a pointer to its world view?
I.A. Chowdhury / Institute of South Asian Studies, 2015
China’s engagement with Pakistan serves as a pointer to the way Beijing is likely to deal with the rest of the world as it redefines its pivotal global position. This policy briefing makes a series of observations about the rela...
Take-off, persistence, and sustainability: the demographic factor of Chinese growth
F. Cai; Y. Lu / The East Asian Bureau of Economic Research, 2015
With the reduction of the working-age population and the increase of the population dependency ratio as the main characteristics of the demographic dividend having disappeared, China’s potential growth rate decreases. Results in...
Data mapping on ageing in Asia and the Pacific: analytical report
B. Teerawichitchainan; J. Knodel / HelpAge International Asia, Pacific Regional Development Centre, 2015
Population ageing is an increasingly important demographic, social, and economic issue for researchers and policy makers throughout developing Asia prompting a need for data to monitor change and formulate evidence-based policies. The...
Valuing variability: new perspectives on climate resilient drylands development
This book is a challenge to those who see the drylands as naturally vulnerable to food insecurity and poverty.  It argues that improving agricultural productivity in dryland environments is possible by working with cli...
Opportunities, risks and recommendations for unconventional gas in China’s environmental transformation
I. Granoff; S. Pickard; J. Doczi; R. Calow / Overseas Development Institute, 2015
This paper analyses literature on the risks and opportunities posed by shale gas in China, and also what policy environment could maximise the opportunity and minimise the risk.  It also analyses China’s current policies an...
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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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