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- The BLDS print collection
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- Chinese agricultural investment in Africa: motives, actors and modalities
- L. Jiang / South African Institute of International Affairs, 2015
- The agricultural link between China and Africa can be traced back to the late 1950s when China started to provide agricultural aid to Africa. Agricultural aid has remained an integral part of Chinese African aid and constitutes a sign...
- China–Africa co-operation beyond extractive industries: the case of Chinese agricultural assistance in West Africa
- E. Santi; M. Weigert / South African Institute of International Affairs, 2015
- Traditionally focused on extractive industries, China’s co-operation with Africa is moving towards greater diversification, as African economies themselves diversify and new needs and opportunities arise across the continent. We...
- Learning by doing: China–Africa co-operation and state learning
- L.S. Jordan / South African Institute of International Affairs, 2015
- The view that ‘Africa should learn from China’s development’ has been expressed throughout Africa, from the chairperson of the AU through senior government officials to analysts, scholars and ordinary citizens. China...
- The US-China cyber-agreement: implications for India
- A. Basu / Observer Research Foundation, New Delhi, 2015
- The aftermath of Chinese President Xi Jinping's 1 September 2015 visit to the United States was marked by an abundance of discourse on, interalia, the merits of the US-China cyber-security agreement. The agreement was quickly dismisse...
- 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...
- Assessing Implementation of China’s Climate Policies in the 12th 5-Year Period
- R. Song; W. Dong; J. Zhu; X. Zhao; Y. Wang / World Resources Institute, Washington DC, 2015
- The researchers suggest that many low-hanging fruit for China’s climate actions are already picked. To make further progress, new policies are needed. China has yet to establish a comprehensive system to track policy impl...
- China in Afghanistan: balancing power projection and minimal intervention
- H. Chéné / Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies, India, 2015
- As it was foreseen, the initial months following the start of the Northern Atlantic Treaty Organisation’s (NATO) withdrawal from Afghanistan were harsh for the Afghan government and civilians. In April 2015, the Taliban launched...
- South Africa’s changing foreign policy in a multi-polar world: the influence of China and other emerging powers
- R. Anthony; P. Tembe; O. Gull / Centre for Chinese Studies, University of Stellenbosch, 2015
- In recent years, critics of the South African government have accused it of increasingly abandoning its commitments to human rights and democracy in its international engagements. In addition to this being viewed as a turn toward an &...
- The recalibration of middle powers under conditions of stress and opportunity
- A. Cooper / South African Institute of International Affairs, 2015
- Today’s global environment puts pressure on the so-called middle-power countries to project their identity and national interests. The current paper shows that middle powers have chosen different approaches to reinforce their id...
- The impact of rural-urban migration on the health of the left-behind parents
- X. Ao; D. Jiang; Z. Zhao / Institute for the Study of Labor, Bonn, 2015
- Traditionally, rural China has relied on the family for old age support, partly due to the lack of a social safety network and partly due to cultural tradition. Since the reform and opening up in 1978, China has begun a period ...
- 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 Chinas climate change sector as a non-for-profit organisation to exchange information, best practices and engage with Chinas 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