Recent Publications

‘Ground-truthing’ Chinese development finance in Africa: Field evidence from South Africa and Uganda by Edwin Muchapondwa, Daniel Nielson, Bradley Parks, Austin M. Strange, and Michael J. Tierney

Aid on Demand: African Leaders and the Geography of China’s Foreign Assistance by Axel Dreher, Andreas Fuchs, Roland Hodler, Bradley C. Parks, Paul A. Raschky, and Michael J. Tierney


Recent Changes

China helps with Nigerian Space Program: 2013

China offers additional 200 scholarships to South Africa: 2013

In The News

•  Colin Powell: American Leadership — We Can’t Do It for Free – (New York Times – 2017-05-24)

At our best, being a great nation has always meant a commitment to building a better, safer world — not just for ourselves, but for our children and grandchildren. This has meant leading the world in advancing the cause of peace, responding when disease and disaster strike, lifting millions out of poverty and inspiring those yearning for freedom.This calling is under threat. Read more...


Near Africa's horn on the easternmost part of the continent, a shiny new electric railway runs alongside an old abandoned track through both arid desert and green highlands. Some 750 kilometres (466 miles) long, the $4 billion line connects landlocked Ethiopia to the Red Sea coast in Djibouti. Like a number of other planned lines it was partly funded and built by Chinese companies. Read more...


Here, at the China-Rwanda ATDC, Chinese agronomists teach local farmers the hidden benefits of mushrooms. They grow quickly, even in bad soil, and don’t take a lot of room. They pack in protein and other nutrients. At the end of five days of training, the students take a cooking class where they learn how to make things like liangban mu-er,a salad of “tree ear” mushroom paired with carrots and cucumber, or how to stew mushrooms in tea. Read more...


 

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