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

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Beijing firms agree to code of conduct

Publication date: Tue 7 Aug 2012
Document type: Article
Chinese entrepreneurs doing business withAfrica have committed to a Declaration of Social Responsibility to guide their conduct on the continent. The code of conduct was agreed to at a meeting here...

What Can Africa Learn from China’s Experience in Agricultural Development?

Publication date: Tue 7 Aug 2012
Document type: Article
The importance of agriculture and its potential for African development is widely acknowledged. African economies’ are mainly based on agriculture, which is at least twice as effective in reducing...

Kenyans weigh cost of Chinese investment

Publication date: Fri 3 Aug 2012
Document type: Article
Mwaura Kimani swiftly engages and alternates the gears as he speeds down the Thika Superhighway. A matatu (taxi bus) driver for more than 8 years, Kimani recalls the 2-hour commute to the city center...

Planning for regional poverty alleviation in the Guizhou province of China

Publication date: Tue 31 Jul 2012
Document type: Presentation
Presented at the Pro-Poor Urban Development: China and Africa Workshop, Nairobi, 07/30/2012. Guizhou province is located in the Southwest of China, with a population of about 35 million. One third...

Community Participation in Urban Planning and the Role of Slum Dwellers: The Mukuru Case Study

Publication date: Tue 31 Jul 2012
Document type: Presentation
Presented at the Pro-Poor Urban Development: China and Africa Workshop, Nairobi, 07/30/2012. The contiguous slums in Mukuru are situated on private lands or on contested public lands that are mostly...

Luanda slum upgrade case-study: Urban planning from a microscopic perspective to macro-scaled coordination

Publication date: Tue 31 Jul 2012
Document type: Presentation
Presented at the Pro-Poor Urban Development: China and Africa Workshop, Nairobi, 07/30/2012. As Angola is in the process of modernizing African country, Luanda is likely to become an international...

The Impact of Affordable Housing Finance in Africa: Issues and Opportunities

Publication date: Mon 30 Jul 2012
Document type: Presentation
Presented at the Pro-Poor Urban Development: China and Africa Workshop, Nairobi, 07/30/2012. The development of appropriate housing finance systems across Africa is challenged by a narrow focus on...

Participatory Mapping of Urban Poverty

Publication date: Mon 30 Jul 2012
Document type: Presentation
Presented at the Pro-Poor Urban Development: China and Africa Workshop, Nairobi, 07/30/2012. Introductory Session on "Participatory mapping of urban poverty" by Allan Cain, Director, Development...

Affordable Urban land and property markets in Africa: The Case of Maputo, South Africa and Luanda, Angola

Publication date: Mon 30 Jul 2012
Document type: Presentation
Presented at the Pro-Poor Urban Development: China and Africa Workshop, Nairobi, 07/30/2012. UN-HABITAT projects that by 2050, 60% of Africa’s population will live and work in towns and cities (UN-...

China’s Aid in African Urban Development

Publication date: Mon 30 Jul 2012
Document type: Presentation
Presented at the Pro-Poor Urban Development: China and Africa Workshop, Nairobi, 07/30/2012. Urbanization of Africa is increasing ever since the middle of 20th century. According to the status report...

The Impact of Chinese Enterprises on Urban Employment in Africa

Publication date: Mon 30 Jul 2012
Document type: Presentation
Presented at the Pro-Poor Urban Development: China and Africa Workshop, Nairobi, 07/30/2012. The impact of Chinese companies on Africa’s urban employment can be measured quantitatively and...

Beijing firms agree to code of conduct

Publication date: Tue 24 Jul 2012
Document type: Article
Beijing: Chinese entrepreneurs doing business with Africa have committed to a Declaration of Social Responsibility to guide their conduct on the continent. The code of conduct was agreed to at a...

Chinese, African enterprises sign cooperative projects

Publication date: Thu 19 Jul 2012
Document type: Article
More than 20 Chinese and African enterprises signed eight economic cooperation projects with a total investment of 341 million US dollars, according to a statement at the closing ceremony of the...

New prospects for China-Africa partnership

Publication date: Thu 19 Jul 2012
Document type: Article
Chinese President Hu Jintao said Thursday that China and Africa should strengthen political mutual trust and expand practical cooperation in order to open up new prospects for China-Africa...

House prices rebound in June

Publication date: Wed 18 Jul 2012
Document type: Article
Twenty-five major Chinese cities saw a rebound in the price of new real estate projects in June, according to a report by the National Bureau of Statistics on Wednesday. But of the 70 cities...

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