Resources

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

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Physical Planning Implications of Access to Residential Land and Legal Secuirty of Tenure in Lagos Metropolis, Nigeria

Publication date: Mon 6 May 2013
Document type: Research paper
Lagos was the first amongst the Nigerian settlements that benefitted from the colonial (formal) physical planning efforts and currently, it is the foremost Nigerian commercial and industrial hub that...

African Bus Routes Redrawn Using Cell-Phone Data

Publication date: Tue 30 Apr 2013
Document type: Article
Researchers at IBM, using movement data collected from millions of cell-phone users in Ivory Coast in West Africa, have developed a new model for optimizing an urban transportation system. The IBM...

Economist: China is transforming Africa

Publication date: Mon 29 Apr 2013
Document type: Article
Internationally renowned Zambia-born writer Dambisa Moyo says Africa needs China to make things happen.

Phone bookings for taxis

Publication date: Fri 26 Apr 2013
Document type: Article
Beijing launches new policy to ease the city's cab shortage problem. Each taxi driver in Beijing should complete at least two jobs booked over the phone each day, according to a new regulation that...

China cuts, transfers 71 administrative approval items

Publication date: Fri 26 Apr 2013
Document type: Article
The Chinese government decided Wednesday to unleash the first 71 administrative approval items amid efforts to transfer government functions.

China political system offers lessons for Africa

Publication date: Fri 26 Apr 2013
Document type: Article
Africa should take advantage of the deepening relations with China to study Chinese political model and come up wtih lessons that can enable it to develop its own political system that is inclusive,...

Guangdong to ban relocation by threats

Publication date: Thu 25 Apr 2013
Document type: Article
The use of threats of violence to force locals to relocate will be prohibited in Guangdong province, said a notice issued by the provincial government on Wednesday.

Investors find a home in overseas real estate

Publication date: Thu 25 Apr 2013
Document type: Article
China's outbound investment into commercia real estate could reach $5 billion this year, international real estate advisory company Jones Lang LaSale said in a report on Wednesday.

China political system offers lessons for Africa

Publication date: Wed 24 Apr 2013
Document type: Article
Africa should take advantage of the deepening relations with China to study Chinese political model and come up with lessons that can enable it to develop its own political system that is inclusive,...

How African States Need to Respond to China’s Shifting

Publication date: Mon 22 Apr 2013
It is important for us to understand what we mean by saying China’s Growth Model is shifting. Over the last couple of years the model has become less resource intensive as the economy moves into...

'Green' awareness levels drop in Beijing

Publication date: Sat 20 Apr 2013
Document type: Article
The level of environmental awareness among Beijing residents has fallen for the third consecutive year, a new survey shows. Despite the frequent environmental protection debates and scandals,...

Beijing cabbies fear loss of business

Publication date: Thu 18 Apr 2013
Document type: Article
Beijing's decision to increase taxi fares has fueled fears among cab drivers that it could lead to a slump in passengers. City authorities will adjust tariffs in the next two months, with a hearing...

Anhui tightens rules covering historic buildings

Publication date: Thu 18 Apr 2013
Anhui province will create "identity numbers" for local ancient buildings and ban the removal of ancient structures from the province. A government statement released on Wednesday came days after...

How African States Need to Respond to China’s Shifting Growth Model

Publication date: Wed 17 Apr 2013
Document type: Article
It is important for us to understand what we mean by saying China’s Growth Model is shifting. Over the last couple of years the model has become less resource intensive as the economy moves into...

Tighter controls set on local government loans

Publication date: Tue 16 Apr 2013
Document type: Article
Guarantees, limits and credit curbs imposed on construction projects.

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