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

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Home prices to experience adjustment: NDRC economist

Publication date: Sat 17 May 2014
Document type: Article
A collapse of China's property sector is unlikely, with house prices likely to experience a period of adjustment, an economist at a government think tank said Friday.

Emerging Economies and Africa’s Natural Resources: Avoiding the “Resource Curse” and Building More Resilient Societies

Publication date: Thu 15 May 2014
Document type: Presentation
Africa finds itself at the epicentre of the global scramble for natural resources. It is known to hold about 30 per cent of world’s mineral reserves and produce more than 60 different types of...

April sales adding fuel to fears of property bubble

Publication date: Wed 14 May 2014
Document type: Article
China's home sales fell 18 percent in April amid tighter credit, adding to signs of a slowdown in the world's second-largest economy. The value of homes sold declined to 418 billion yuan ($67 billion...

Nobody's home in 10.2m apartments, survey finds

Publication date: Tue 13 May 2014
Document type: Article
China has about 10.2 million units of empty housing, and that number could rise by 3 to 4 million a year, according to Credit Lyonnais Securities Asia Ltd. If this estimate is accurate, it means that...

China to build new East Africa railway line

Publication date: Mon 12 May 2014
Document type: Article
Formal agreements for plans to build a new railway line in East Africa with Chinese help have been signed in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi. It is to run from Mombasa to Nairobi and will extend...

China to promote global sustainable development with UN agencies: premier

Publication date: Sun 11 May 2014
Document type: Article
Premier Li Keqiang said here Saturday China would deepen cooperation with UN agencies to boost green development, address climate change, so as to promote the world's sustainable development. The...

China's property developers face uphill battle

Publication date: Thu 8 May 2014
Document type: Article
China's property developers face an uphill battle as home sales decline and profits shrink. Among the 117 developers listed on the Shanghai and Shenzhen stock exchanges, 61 posted shrinking profits...

Governo de Angola moldou relação com a China para aumentar poder - investigadora

Publication date: Wed 7 May 2014
Document type: Book
A investigadora sul-africana Lucy Corkin considerou que Angola é um país que conseguiu não só "evitar ser explorado", como até conseguiu "moldar a relação" com a China de forma a aumentar a sua...

Premier Li Keqiang in Africa: The Importance of Angola for China

Publication date: Tue 6 May 2014
Document type: Article
Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang gives a speech to an African Union delegation on 5 May 2014 in Addis Ababa. Li Keqiang’s first official trip to sub-Saharan Africa as Chinese premier from 4-11 May...

Premier Li Keqiang in Africa: The Importance of Angola for China

Publication date: Tue 6 May 2014
Document type: Article
Li Keqiang’s first official trip to sub-Saharan Africa as Chinese premier from 4-11 May 2014 is a reminder that China is a major  player in Africa today. The trade figures speak for themselves:...

China’s Property Bubble Has Already Popped, Report Says

Publication date: Mon 5 May 2014
Document type: Article
A combination of a huge oversupply of housing and a shortage of developer financing is producing a housing market downturn that could drive China’s GDP to less than 6% this year.

Circulacao e transportes urbana de Luanda

Publication date: Fri 2 May 2014
Document type: Presentation
No dia 2 de Maio, 2014 realizou-se mais um espaco debate a Sexta Feira no escritorio da Development Workshop em Luanda. Este trabalho do Jose Castro apresenta o estudo da reestruturacao urbana...

Mapping the Unmapped: Using Cell Phones and Social Media to Understand the City

Publication date: Fri 2 May 2014
Document type: Article
A data mapping study in Nairobi highlights the use of cellphones and social media for better understanding urban and economic dynamics by mapping the informal transit system of Nairobi, revealing...

China's home prices, sales expected to stabilize

Publication date: Tue 29 Apr 2014
China's property transactions and home prices will stabilize or see a slight increase in 2014, but a regional divergence will be more obvious, a white paper by the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences...

The Resilience of South African Cities a Decade after Local Democracy

Publication date: Sat 26 Apr 2014
Document type: Article
Abstract: Ivan Turok (2014). The Resilience of South African Cities a Decade after Local Democracy. Environment and Planning A, 46(4), pp.749-769. South Africa emerged from a cataclysm two...

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