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    White paper on China's foreign aid - highlights

    United Nations Children's Fund, 2011
    In April 2011, the Information Office of China's State Council released the country's first White Paper on China's Foreign Aid which seeks to outline China's official aid policies, principles and practices.
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    China's foreign aid in 1978

    Digital Commons@UM Carey Law, 1979
    1978 saw inportant changes in Chin'a foreign aid programme. It cut aid to its two largest recipients, Vietnam and Albania. At the same time, China reqested aid from the United Nations for the first time, and negotiated loans from other countires, although it appeared contradictory that China was continuiing to give foreign economic assistance whilst soliciting aid for itself.
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    Resetting India’s engagement in Central Asia: from symbols to substance

    S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, 2016
    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit in July 2015 to all five Central Asian Republics (CARs), Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan, followed by his visit to Ufa, Russia, to attend the joint summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) and BRICS (the grouping of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) as well as the
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    Mega-events and urban poverty: legacy projects in Rio De Janeiro

    Comparative Research Programme on Poverty, 2016
    Sporting mega-events are regarded as vehicles for urban and economic development, leaving host cities and nations with lasting ‘legacies’.
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    Learning by doing: China–Africa co-operation and state learning

    South African Institute of International Affairs, 2016
    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.
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    Understanding China’s approaches to international development

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2014
    China’s impressive economic growth and increasing development activities overseas, particularly in the African continent, have spurred intense debate and criticism over its role as a rising power in international development. China is viewed in the West both as a threat, but also as a valuable potential partner in development cooperation.
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    Who drives climate-relevant policies in the Rising Powers?

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2016
    The future of human life on our planet is influenced increasingly by what goes on in the rising powers. This report presents a political economy analysis of their policies, comparing China, India, Brazil and South Africa.
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    Chinese businesses in Africa: perspectives on corporate social responsibility and the role of Chinese government policies

    International Institute for Environment and Development, 2016
    China’s business engagement in developing countries has grown rapidly in the past decade through direct investment, contract projects and trade. China was the third-largest foreign investor in the world between 2012 and 2014, and approximately 80% of its investments flowed to developing countries in 2014.
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    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.
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    Collaborating for women’s economic, social and political empowerment: India and Africa

    Knowledge Partnership Programme, 2015
    Over one third of the world’s poor reside in Africa and though over the last century African countries have made significant strides in promoting gender equity, the equality in society in terms of access and control over family, society, economic and political goods are yet to be achieved.

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