December 4, 2015

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Chinese FDI and Structural Transformation in Africa: Technology Transfer, Linkages, and Learning

With funding from the DFID-ESRC Growth Research Programme (DEGRP) in the UK, this project focuses on Chinese engagement in Africa in comparative perspective: it studies how Chinese engagements in Africa compare with those in the past, with other powerful countries in Africa, with other powerful countries as they invested in China, and with Chinese approaches […]

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December 3, 2015

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2015 SAIS-CARI Fellowship Program: Second Round Winners

We are excited to announce the winners of the second round of the 2015 SAIS-CARI Fellowship Program. SAIS-CARI Fellowships are awarded on a competitive basis or by invitation to researchers, policy-makers, or journalists who wish to spend a concentrated period of time (1 to 2 months) writing or doing field research on an under-explored policy […]

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December 3, 2015

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Available Now: New Data on Agriculture, FDI, Trade, and Aid

SAIS-CARI has published a new database of Chinese agricultural investments in Africa, 1987-2014.  The dataalso appears as Appendix 1 in Deborah Brautigam’s recent book, Will Africa Feed China? We will be updating the data quarterly. We have also updated our economic data to reflect new and changing trends: China and US foreign direct investment to […]

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December 3, 2015

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SAIS-CARI African Ambassador Roundtable

On November 19, 2015, in preparation for the 6th Forum on China Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) in Johannesburg, South Africa from December 4 to 5, SAIS-CARI hosted a private roundtable at Johns Hopkins SAIS for African Ambassadors and senior staff in Washington DC. As a briefing and discussion, the event focused on a range of topics […]

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