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    Russian BRICS Presidency: models of engagement with international institutions

    International Organisations Research Journal, 2016
    Six years after the first summit in 2009 in Yekaterinburg, the BRICS grouping of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa has established its identity as an informal global governance forum.
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    Own ways of doing: national pride, power and China’s political calculus in Ethiopia

    South African Institute of International Affairs, 2017
    China’s evolving position as a key economic actor in Africa, a diplomatic heavyweight in local conflict resolution and a new entrant into peacekeeping, security co-operation and capacity building, illustrates significant policy changes with potentially profound implications for the continent. 
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    Trilateral cooperation in a changing international development landscape

    Institute for Global Dialogue, South Africa, 2016
    This special edition of Global Dialogue, focused on trilateral cooperation in a changing global development landscape, forms part of a research project undertaken by the Institute for Global Dialogue (IGD), with the financial support of the United Kingdom (UK) Department for International Development (DFID).
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    Indian economy and demonetisation: way forward

    Research and Information System for Developing Countries, 2017
    The delegalisation of the two highest value currency notes announced by Indian government on November 8th 2016 has created an impact on the economy at a scale which no other piece of policy has rivalled for a long time. This brief tlooks at the ration
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    Africa and external actors

    Centre for Conflict Resolution, University of Cape Town (UCT), 2016
    The Cape Town seminar in August 2016 brought together about 30 key scholars, policymakers, and civil society activists to assess bilateral and multilateral relations between Africa’s traditional and non-traditional actors in the post–Cold War era.
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    India-Africa seed sector collaboration: emerging prospects and challenges

    Research and Information System for Developing Countries, 2016
    India-Africa seed sector has promises for improving trade with various African nations.
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    South Africa’s state-building role in the DRC: kicking the can down the road

    South African Institute of International Affairs, 2017
    As the mooted presidential election in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is postponed to December 2018, South Africa’s most significant engagement in post-conflict reconstruction and development (PCRD) since its return to African affairs in 1994 hangs in the balance.
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    Gender dimensions of vulnerability to climate change in China

    UN Women, 2016
    China is vulnerable to the adverse impacts of climate change in various ways, including through disasters such as floods, droughts and typhoons, and is therefore a key player in the global efforts to mitigate climate change.
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    Foreign investment promotion and domestic protection: a balancing act

    South African Institute of International Affairs, 2016
    South Africa has experienced sluggish economic growth over the last four years. Real gross domestic product (GDP) growth has fallen steadily since 2011, and was down to 1.4% in 2015 and was predicted to drop by another 0.1% in 2016.
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    Transitioning to more sustainable, low-emissions agriculture in Brazil

    Climate Change Agriculture Food Security, 2016
    Sustainability, traceability, and branding for final consumers have been a component of market development of coffee for two decades in Brazil, but only just started in the beef sector. Sustainability initiatives for coffee have enjoyed high price premiums and support from cooperatives to make this possible. Efforts in the cattle and beef sector are more recent and still in a pilot phase.

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