Rising powers and South-South development cooperation
About rising powers and South-South development cooperationRising Powers such as the BRICS – Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa have been engaged in official and non-official development cooperation for decades, but their role as development actors has only recently been acknowledged by the development community. Countries that were once predominantly regarded as aid recipients are now becoming more active as donors in their own right. In addition to bilateral and multilateral donor activity, these countries are increasingly active in sharing their experiences directly with other countries through horizontal ‘South-South Cooperation’, or through ‘Triangular/Trilateral Cooperation’, where South-South Cooperation is facilitated and/or funded by a ‘Northern’ donor country.
- BRICs’ philosophies for development financing and their implications for LICs
- N. Mwase / International Monetary Fund 2012
- Flows of development financing from the BRICs (Brazil, Russia, India and China) to low income countries (LICs) have surged in recent years. Unlike aid from traditional donors, BRICs (excluding Russia) view their financing as primarily...
- FDI from BRICs to LICs: Emerging Growth Driver?
- M. Mlachila; M. Takebe / International Monetary Fund 2011
- Despite the rapid increase in FDI flows to LICs, there have been relatively few studies that have specifically examined these flows. The paper looks at BRIC FDI to LICs with a special focus on Chinese FDI to sub-Saharan African (SSA) ...
- Enhancing South-South and triangular cooperation: study of the current situation and existing good practices in policy, institutions, and operation of South-South and triangular cooperation
- United Nations Development Programme 2009
- South-South and triangular cooperation has become a major subject of international development discussions. One of the key issues identified in such discussions is the lack of information on South-South and triangular cooperation impl...
- Modi’s new foreign policy agenda and the implications for Africa
- E. Sidiropoulos; C. Alden / South African Institute of International Affairs 2016
- The third IndiaAfrica Forum Summit (IAFS) took place in New Delhi in October 2015, just over a year after Narendra Modi became prime minister. Situating IndiaAfrica ties within the context of Indias evolving geopolit...
- Reflecting on the Johannesburg Summit of the Forum on China - Africa Cooperation (FOCAC): where to from here?
- P. Mthembu / Institute for Global Dialogue, South Africa 2016
- The FOCAC summit held between 3 - 5 December 2015 coincided with the launching of China’s second Africa policy paper and be came the first time that a FOCAC summit was held on African soil as the others had all been Ministerial ...
- Region-Building and Peacebuilding in Southern Africa
- Centre for Conflict Resolution, University of Cape Town (UCT) 2016
- The Centre for Conflict Resolution (CCR), Cape Town, South Africa, and the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES) office in Gaborone, Botswana, hosted a two-day policy advisory group seminar in Gaborone, 19-20 September 2015, on “Region...
- South-South cooperation: mapping new frontiers
- Research and Information System for Developing Countries 2016
- Ideological solidarity apart, what has imparted an added traction and resonance to South-South Cooperation is a marked increase in intra-South trade, investment and developmental cooperation. The 2008 global economic slowdown, by defa...
- Learning by doing: China–Africa co-operation and state learning
- South African Institute of International Affairs 2016
- The view that Africa should learn from Chinas development has been expressed throughout Africa, from the chairperson of the AU through senior government officials to analysts, scholars and ordinary citizens. China...