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- DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2016Ever since the 1955 Bandung Conference of Afro-Asian states, China has been active in civil engineering projects around the world, especially in Africa, as a sign of its commitment to the world emerging from colonialism.DocumentCentre for Chinese Studies, University of Stellenbosch, 2016Recently, China has increased its economic, political and military co-operation with the African Union (AU). The diversity of members within the AU makes the continental approach more complicated for both Chinese and African actors.Document
Raising the bar on sustainable development: Renewable energy and environmental standards in FOCAC VICentre for Chinese Studies, University of Stellenbosch, 2016The 6th Forum on China - Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) is taking place at a time when SustainableDevelopment Goals (SDGs) are high on most international development agendas. Two important aspects of this agenda include environmental protection and the promotion of renewable energy.DocumentCentre for Chinese Studies, University of Stellenbosch, 2016China has launched a number of initiatives regarding infrastructural development globally, with a specific focus on scaling up infrastructure throughout the African continent. The BRICS New Development Bank and Chinese infrastructure initiatives such as the China-led Africa Growing Together Fund (AGTF) are expected to play a significant role ranging from financing to technology transfer.DocumentCentre for Chinese Studies, University of Stellenbosch, 2016Three decades of average double digit growth has helped propel China into the world’s second largest economy with global economies increasingly reliant on China to drive economic growth.Document
The Republic of Korea's economic growth and catch-Up: implications for the People's Republic of ChinaAsian Development Bank Institute, 2016This study investigates the economic growth and catch-up of the Republic of Korea over the past half-century.DocumentObserver Research Foundation, New Delhi, 2016Since the advent of the World Trade Organization (WTO) over two decades ago, international trade in services has undergone significant transformation, rendering the current regime obsolete.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2016The importance of ensuring that African countries can meet their rising energy needs in a low-carbon way that also benefits the poor, is widely accepted.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2016The importance of ensuring that African countries can meet their rising energyneeds in a low-carbon way that also benefits the poor, is widely accepted.DocumentSouth African Institute of International Affairs, 2016As the New Development Bank (NDB) gears up to extend its first loans in the second quarter of 2016, with its self-stated aim to ‘fund infrastructure and sustainable development projects in BRICS and other emerging economies’, it is important to consider what the bank might regard as ‘sustainable development’.