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- DocumentResearch and Information System for Developing Countries, 2016India and Myanmar are geographically proximate countries with strong historical, cultural and economic linkages. With recent economic dynamism and changes in their respective political regimes, the overall bilateral relations between India and Myanmar are poised to be taken up to its next higher level.DocumentWorld Centre for Sustainable Development / RIO+ Centre, 2016Social protection programmes are among the most successful development experiences the world has seen in recent years. They have proven to be key in developing countries’ efforts to fight poverty and hunger, as demonstrated by the substantial progress countries such as Brazil, Ethiopia and Senegal have made in poverty reduction through the adoption and expansion of social protection schemes.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.