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    Enhancing India-Myanmar border trade: policy and implementation measures

    Research and Information System for Developing Countries, 2016
    India 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.
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    Social protection for sustainable development: dialogues between Africa and Brazil

    World Centre for Sustainable Development / RIO+ Centre, 2016
    Social 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.
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    Can China's bold new plans make the difference in Pakistan

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2016
    Ever 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.
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    China and the African Regional Economic Communities: transforming multilateral cooperation

    Centre for Chinese Studies, University of Stellenbosch, 2016
    Recently, 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.
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    Raising the bar on sustainable development: Renewable energy and environmental standards in FOCAC VI

    Centre for Chinese Studies, University of Stellenbosch, 2016
    The 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.
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    Paving the road ahead - China-Africa co-operation in the infrastructure sector

    Centre for Chinese Studies, University of Stellenbosch, 2016
    China 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.
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    China's economic slowdown: assessment and implications for Africa

    Centre for Chinese Studies, University of Stellenbosch, 2016
    Three 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.
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    The Republic of Korea's economic growth and catch-Up: implications for the People's Republic of China

    Asian Development Bank Institute, 2016
    This study investigates the economic growth and catch-up of the Republic of Korea over the past half-century.
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    Deconstructing India's position on the Trade in Services Agreement

    Observer Research Foundation, New Delhi, 2016
    Since 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.
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    Rising powers, lowering emissions?

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2016
    The 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.

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