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

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Africa and China's Growing Partnerships

Publication date: Sun 1 Apr 2012
Document type: Article
The value of Africa-BRIC trade has grown nine-fold over the past decade.

Tenure for China

Publication date: Sun 1 Apr 2012
Document type: Article
At a time of social unrest over property rights in China, Christopher Barlow was part of a team laying the groundwork for a rural land registration system designed to give farmers new security and...

Tenure for China

Publication date: Sun 1 Apr 2012
Document type: Research paper
At a time of social unrest over property rights in China, Christopher Barlow was part of a team laying the groundwork for a rural land registration system designed to give farmers new security and...

Urbanization leaves rural land unattended

Publication date: Tue 27 Mar 2012
Document type: Article
A report on rural development from the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) has urged the country to make full use of unattended rural land and infrastructure abandoned by Chinese moving to cities for...

Home prices in most cities stop growing in February

Publication date: Mon 19 Mar 2012
Document type: Article
New home prices ceased growing in most of 70 major Chinese cities in February, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said Sunday. In February, 45 cities out of the statistical pool of 70 major...

Cities called key to growth

Publication date: Sat 17 Mar 2012
Document type: Article
Urbanization will be a major feature of China's economic growth and continue to gain momentum, Liu He, Party chief of the Development Research Center of the State Council, said on Saturday. At the...

China says home price controls to continue

Publication date: Wed 14 Mar 2012
Document type: Article
China's premier says government controls imposed to cool surging housing prices will continue despite concerns they might lead to an economic slowdown.

China not to loosen housing market regulations: Wen

Publication date: Wed 14 Mar 2012
Document type: Article
 Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao said on Wednesday that the country will not slacken it efforts in regulating the housing prices, which he considered still "far from a reasonable level."  

Subsidized housing benefits poor families

Publication date: Thu 8 Mar 2012
Document type: Article
Yao Baohuan, 48, has lived with her husband and daughter, a college student, in a new 50-square-meter apartment in Langfang, Hebei province, since June last year, without paying rent because of local...

Home demolitions housing high rates of corruption

Publication date: Wed 7 Mar 2012
Document type: Article
Officials in charge of demolition in housing management departments have become prime targets for corruption, a senior official with the Beijing People's Procuratorate said. Among 41 suspects in job-...

Risks of China's housing loans controllable

Publication date: Mon 5 Mar 2012
Document type: Article
A Chinese banking regulator on Sunday downplayed risks from the country's property-related loans, saying the overall risks of commercial banks' housing lending are "controllable." Yan Qingmin,...

Chinese banks to hold differentiated housing loans

Publication date: Fri 2 Mar 2012
Document type: Article
China's four biggest State-owned banks said Thursday they will continue implementing the differentiated housing loan policy. The four state-run lenders, dubbed "the Big Four," are Industrial and...

Whatever happened to Africa's rapid urbanisation

Publication date: Wed 1 Feb 2012
Document type: Research paper
It is widely believed that urbanisation is occurring faster in sub-Saharan Africa than anywhere else in the world, as migrants move from rural to urban settlements. This is a fallacy. While the...

King Cobra and the Dragon

Publication date: Thu 12 Jan 2012
Document type: Video
China's increasing engagement with Africa has become a subject of great controversy. The country's commercial interests in Africa have been called a new form of colonialism by some in...

A preliminary mapping of China-Africa Knowledge Networks

Publication date: Sun 1 Jan 2012
Document type: Article
Prepared for the Social Science Research Council and Conflict Prevention and Peace Forum. The twenty‐first century has witnessed China’s emergence as Africa’s second‐highest trading partner, behind...

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