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    On becoming a responsible great power: contextualising China’s foray into human rights and peace & security in Africa

    South African Institute of International Affairs, 2016
    The deepening of China’s engagement with Africa has also prompted the broadening of its interests on the continent. This has resulted in China’s expansion into increasingly riskier territories, which means there is a greater urgency to protect its interests from the political vagaries endemic to conflict-affected African states.
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    Deepening trade and investment relations post-AGOA: three options for South Africa

    South African Institute of International Affairs, 2016
    As the US and Africa look to engage at the 2016 annual African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) Forum under the theme of ‘Maximizing AGOA Now While Preparing for the Future beyond AGOA’, two pertinent issues come to the fore: leveraging AGOA until this programme of trade benefits expires in 2025, and considering the nature of trade relations post-AGOA.
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    South Africa in Africa: the dilemmas of foreign policy and human rights

    Centre for Conflict Resolution, University of Cape Town (UCT), 2016
    The Centre for Confl ict Resolution (CCR), Cape Town, South Africa, and the Johannesburg-based Foundation for Human Rights (FHR) hosted two public dialogues in Cape Town, one on 11 April 2016 on “South Africa in Africa: National Interest Versus Human Rights?”, and another on 30 June 2016 on “South Africa in Southern Africa: ‘Good Governance’ Versus Regional Solidarity?” Both events were held at
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    Macroeconomic policy in times of slow growth and crisis

    Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies, South Africa, 2016
    South Africa faces a series of macroeconomic challenges in the coming months that will strain its ability to address its most pressing need – more jobs. The macroeconomic policy approach taken in the recent time period largely adheres to mainstream tenets, emphasising low inflation and fiscal restraint.
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    The development compact: a theoretical construct for South-South cooperation

    Research and Information System for Developing Countries, 2016
    India’s development cooperation efforts began soon after the country gained its independence in 1947. Indeed there are some incidences that date back to even pre-independence days.
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    Emergence of LoCs as a modality in India’s development cooperation: evolving policy context and new challenges

    Research and Information System for Developing Countries, 2016
    Development cooperation is an integral part of India’s foreign policy and India has been extending cooperation to its fellow developing countries even before its independence in 1947.
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    Economic repercussions of the Look East Policy in Zimbabwe

    Centre for Chinese Studies, University of Stellenbosch, 2016
    In 2003, Zimbabwe formally announced the Look East Policy (LEP) in the face of economic sanctions by the West. This, coupled with the Forum on China Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) of 2000, has strengthened trade and bilateral investments between Zimbabwe and China. China is increasingly involved in Zimbabwe's agriculture, mining, construction and tourism industries.
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    Towards mutual learning with the rising powers

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2016
    Rising powers such as Brazil, India and China have achieved major advances in supporting economic and social development in their less-developed regions and in creating health and social protection systems in response to the rapid changes they are undergoing.
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    Environmental costs of China’s new law on foreign NGOs

    Centre for Chinese Studies, University of Stellenbosch, 2016
    In 2015, China's People's Congress revised and ratified a controversial foreign non-governmental organisation (NGO) management law that is set to take effect in 2017. According to reports, the new law will directly affect approximately 7,000 foreign NGOs operating within the country'€™s borders as well as local NGOs who receive financial support from overseas donors.
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    South African and the DRC: evaluating a South–South partnership for peace, governance and development

    South African Institute of International Affairs, 2016
    The ‘Rise of the South’* and the role of ‘emerging powers’ in global development has animated much of the political and economic discourse of the past decade. There is, however, little empirical evidence on the contribution that emerging Southern partners make to sustainable development, due to the lack of common measurement systems for South–South cooperation (SSC).

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