Resources

The Africa-China Urban Initiative and its partner institutions have a number of resources available.

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ICCASU 2015 Video, PPTs and photos are now online in Chinese, English and French

Publication date: Tue 5 Jul 2016
Document type: Presentation
Video, PPTs and photos are now online from the 2015 International Conference on Chinese and African Sustainable Urbanization: A Canadian and International Perspective (ICCASU). The conference took...

African cities are starting to look eerily like Chinese ones

Publication date: Sun 16 Aug 2015
Document type: Article
It’s easy to see China’s footprint in Africa. On the outskirts of Nairobi, a new highway built by a Chinese firm is crowded with bumper-to-bumper traffic, many of the cars set on tires imported from...

Navigating Ethnic Identity in Neighborhoods of Difference in Urumqi, China

Publication date: Mon 29 Jun 2015
Document type: Presentation
Thesis defense: "Navigating Ethnic Identity in Neighborhoods of Difference in Urumqi, China" by Leah Weiler, MA Candidate, School of International Development and Global Studies, University of Ottawa...

Adoption of the international model of a well-governed land expropriation system in China: problems and the way forward

Publication date: Thu 26 Mar 2015
Document type: Presentation
Presentation by Linlin Li on the "Adoption of the international model of a well-governed land expropriation system in China: problems and the way forward" which took place during the annual World...

Land Policy, Municipal Finance, and Urban Housing Problems In China

Publication date: Wed 25 Mar 2015
Document type: Presentation
Presentation by Zhi Liu as part of the "Panel on China's Land Management System Reform: Issues, Progress and Prospect" which took place during the annual World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty...

Direction and Focus of China's Land Management System Reform

Publication date: Wed 25 Mar 2015
Document type: Presentation
Presentation by Shouzhi Wang, Ministry of Land and Resources, on Government's Land Reform as part of the "Panel on China's Land Management System Reform: Issues, Progress and Prospect" which took...

Adoption of the international model of a well-governed land expropriation system in China —problems and the way forward

Publication date: Wed 25 Mar 2015
Document type: Research paper
Paper by Linlin Li on "Adoption of the international model of a well-governed land expropriation system in China —problems and the way forward" prepared for presentation during the Panel on China's...

Risks and Opportunities of 
 Land-Based Financing in 
 Urban China

Publication date: Wed 25 Mar 2015
Document type: Presentation
Presentation by Yu-Hung Hong as part of the Panel on China's Land Management System Reform: Issues, Progress and Prospect which took place during the annual World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty...

How China used more cement in 3 years than the U.S. did in the entire 20th Century

Publication date: Tue 24 Mar 2015
Document type: Research paper
China used more cement between 2011 and 2013 than the U.S. used in the entire 20th Century. It’s a statistic so mind-blowing that it stunned Bill Gates and inspired haiku. But can it be true, and, if...

Paratransit in Nigeria

Publication date: Mon 1 Dec 2014
Document type: Article
The paper aims at examining operations motives and satisfaction in motorcycle taxi operators in Auchi, Nigeria. In terms of sustainability, informal motorcycle taxis are considered by the study to be...

Aid on Demand: African Leaders and the Geography of China’s Foreign Assistance

Publication date: Mon 24 Nov 2014
Document type: Research paper
The authors investigate whether the political leaders of aid-receiving countries use foreign aid inflows to further their own political or personal interests. Aid allocation biased by leaders’...

Kilamba Kiaxi Satellite City Project

Publication date: Tue 18 Nov 2014
Document type: Presentation
Presentation by Hong Bo, Assistant President, CITIC Limited Chairwoman, CITIC Construction on "Practice in Angola: Kilamba Kiaxi (K.K.) Satellite City Project". CITIC Group was initiated by Mr. Deng...

Chinese investment in residential construction in Africa: The role of ABTs

Publication date: Tue 18 Nov 2014
Document type: Presentation
Dr. Mi Zhou presented on "Chinese investment in residential construction in Africa: The role of ABTs" at the 2014 African Union for Housing Finance (AUHF) Conference in Cape Town, South Africa. His...

China overseas: looking beyond the headlines

Publication date: Wed 5 Nov 2014
Document type: Research paper
A special report on China's overseas investments, including articles on Africa, South America and Asia, .

Demand for second-stage land certification in Ethiopia: Evidence from household panel data

Publication date: Sat 1 Nov 2014
Document type: Research paper
Abstract: Ethiopia has implemented one of the largest, fastest and least expensive land registration and certification reforms in Africa. While there is evidence that this ‘first-stage’ land...

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