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China Going Global

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  • A solar panel outside a rural house on stilts

    Critical theme: Can China help build a global eco-civilisation?

    China's role in global governance is growing. This increased engagement has important implications for global climate and biodiversity issues – and how they may play out at the local level. On 25 September 2019, IIED and chinadialogue hosted a critical theme to discuss China’s institution-building, and challenges and opportunities in global green governance

    16 August 2019 | Event | Governance
  • An African man makes a speech in front of a banner in Chinese

    Our previous work on China

    IIED has worked extensively in China over the past decade as part of its strategy. This page lists some of the institute's older work

    1 August 2019 | Article | Food and agriculture
  • Three men look out over a pond

    China in the world

    IIED’s 'China in the world' programme of work focuses on the sustainable development challenges and opportunities of its overseas aid, trade and investments

    1 August 2019 | Article | Food and agriculture
  • A man stands on a cut down tree amid a landscape of timber

    China’s investments, Africa’s forests: from raw deals to mutual gains?

    The grand-scale Belt and Road Initiative is driving ever greater Chinese investment in Africa’s forests. But will the benefits of this ‘development’ reach local people? And will it be sustainable? A recent IIED project in Cameroon highlights both the potential and the pitfalls of surging investment.

    19 June 2019 | Blog | Forests
  • South Africa President Jacob Zuma speaks to China counterpart Xi Jinping at the FOCAC summit in Sandton, Johannesburg in 2015. China is increasingly influential in Africa (Photo: GCIS/GovernmentZA, Creative Commons, via Flickr)

    CSR practices of Chinese businesses in the global South

    Can Chinese business engagement ensure sustainability and benefit the poor? Our research suggests complex factors shape their operations – of which Chinese policies play only a minor role

    31 March 2016 | Blog | Governance
  • A forest near Ngon village, Ebolowa district, in Cameroon, which will host an event to bring together Chinese, African and international stakeholders to discuss trade and investment impacting Africa's forests (Photo: Photo by Ollivier Girard for Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), Creative Commons, via Flickr)

    China-Africa forest governance strengthened with Cameroon event

    An innovative multi-stakeholder event discussing Chinese trade and investment impacting Africa's forests will take place in Yaoundé, Cameroon from 22-25 June

    19 June 2015 | News | Forests
  • Our new interactive visualisation plots countries’ incomes per capita against their levels of urbanisation

    Let's see what the BRICS teach us about urbanisation and economic growth

    Our new interactive visualisation demonstrates the dynamics of urbanisation and economic growth in different countries. The visualisation shows that countries have very different dynamics from each other, which has implications for their economic, social and even environmental prospects.

    16 September 2014 | Blog | Economics
  • A Chinese journalist interviews fellow journalists in Kenya (Photo: YiDe Media)

    China-Africa relations: Fresh perspectives from Chinese journalists on environmental challenges

    By increasing Chinese reporting on Africa, its public can learn about the environmental and development challenges associated with Chinese investment and consumption decisions

    2 May 2014 | Blog | Communication
  • Satellite image of the zinc, lead and silver mine in Cerro de Pasco, Peru.

    Report scopes sustainability of China-Latin America relations

    A study examining Chinese trade and investment in mining, agriculture and forestry in Chile, Brazil and Peru says sustainability is increasingly on the agenda.

    9 May 2013 | News | Sustainable markets
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