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

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Institute to focus on urbanization studies

Publication date: Wed 23 Oct 2013
An institute for advanced studies in urban development was established in the East China Normal University in Shanghai over the weekend.

Community Land Sharing Powerpoint

Publication date: Tue 22 Oct 2013
Document type: Presentation
Development Workshop's Director Allan Cain presented a paper on DW’s work on Community Land Sharing at the PILaR Book Project Workshop at Istanbul Technical University which ran from October 22 to 23...

Poverty eradication remains centre of post-2015 development agenda

Publication date: Tue 15 Oct 2013
Document type: Article
Poverty eradication constitutes a critical piece in the achievement of sustainable development by developing countries and should remain the centre of the post-2015 development agenda, a Chinese...

China faces tough fight against air pollution

Publication date: Sat 12 Oct 2013
Document type: Article
Beijing was once again shrouded in a heavily polluted, foggy air on Wednesday, which is familar to local residents some of whom are accustomed to wearing masks outdoor.

Dubai property market still a bargain to Chinese

Publication date: Fri 11 Oct 2013
Document type: Article
As real estate prices rose sharply in Shanghai and Hong Kong in recent years, a rising number of Chinese investors rush to booming Dubai to take their picks, although prices soard in Gulf Arab city...

The technology modernising Kenya's matatus

Publication date: Mon 7 Oct 2013
Document type: Article
Free wi-fi is becoming increasingly available on Nairobi's matatus. Matatus - the ramshackle public minibuses seating between 14 and 24 people that zip along the streets of Kenya's capital Nairobi -...

Polarized home price predictions confuse buyers

Publication date: Mon 7 Oct 2013
Document type: Article
For Chu Jing, skyrocketing prices are making it harder and harder to buy a house in Beijing, although her dream of owning a home here has never diminshed since graduated from university last year.

Mobilising Capital for Housing Finance Conference Report 2013

Publication date: Mon 30 Sep 2013
The 2013 African Union for Housing Finance (AUHF) conference addressed a key challenge faced by housing lenders across the continent: raising enough capital to meet the growing demand for housing...

Celebrity bloggers - confession and contrition

Publication date: Sun 29 Sep 2013
Document type: Article
Beleaguered online celebrity Xue Charles Bi-Chuen, already awash in a sea of troubles, may soon have a few more. On Saturday Beijing police detained an environmentalist accused of fabricating online...

Vice-minister cautions against land inflation

Publication date: Thu 26 Sep 2013
Document type: Article
Land available for nationwide property development increased 34.4 percent year-on-year from January through August, with land increasing 33.9 percent from the previous year to 80,200 hectares.

Chinese FM stresses China-Africa cooperation

Publication date: Tue 24 Sep 2013
Document type: Article
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi highlighted the importance of China-Africa cooperation Monday at a forum on the sidelines of the 68th UN General Assembly.

Fast-track process sees more NGOs

Publication date: Fri 20 Sep 2013
Document type: Article
The number of civil organizations in China grew 8.1 percent last year, thanks in part to a simpler registration policy.

China's home prices continue to rise in August

Publication date: Thu 19 Sep 2013
Document type: Article
Prices of both new and existing homes continued to rise in most Chinese cities in August, according to official data released on Wednesday.

China faces tough fight against air pollution

Publication date: Thu 19 Sep 2013
Document type: Article
Beijing was once again shrouded in a heavily polluted, foggy air on Wednesday, which is familiar to local residents some of whom are accustomed to wearing masks outdoors.  

China vows to improve urban sewage

Publication date: Thu 19 Sep 2013
Document type: Article
The Chinese government on Wednesday approved a draft regulation on improving urban sewage systems as part of efforts to raise the quality of urbanization.

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