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The new development landscape: non-traditional actors in the development process


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Financing Wind Power Development in Sub-Saharan Africa: from one donor to many

Currently, sub-Saharan Africa accounts for less than 1% of global installed wind power capacity. Despite its small presence, wind development in the region expanded exponentially in the past decade, with introduction of new actors, financing mechanisms and institutional arrangements.

12 October 2017 | 10 : 11

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China’s role in South Sudan’s economic development

The oil sector is probably the most important sector when trying to understand China’s economic presence in South Sudan. The sector now contributes over one-third of GDP, more than 80 percent of the total exports, and over 90 percent of the fiscal revenues. Since the sector is capital intensive, few jobs are created directly, though jobs are creating indirectly in other sectors in the economy.  

12 October 2017 | 10 : 08

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African motivation for engagement with China: A case study of Mauritius

Relations between China and Africa have experienced significant momentum in economic development over the last decade. Although China’s interaction with African countries covers a wide range of arenas, from political and economic to military-related, much of China’s engagement with Africa is centred on economic activities through a mix of increased aid, trade and investment.

12 October 2017 | 10 : 03

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Comparing development cooperation models: China and the U.S.

The increasing engagement of emerging donors in development assistance programmes in Africa is considered to be one of the most important events in the global aid regime. The changing picture of global development aid architecture is part of a process of global power transition and global economic capability reconstruction.

12 October 2017 | 09 : 37

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