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China’s political and economic activities in East Africa: regional development and environmental concerns

Shuriye, Abdi Omar (2009) China’s political and economic activities in East Africa: regional development and environmental concerns. In: 10th International Seminar on Environment & Architecture, 26th -27th October 2009, Manado, Indonesia. (Unpublished)

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In recent years, China's rapid economic growth and increasing political clout have significantly accelerated the country's involvement in African. Analysts suspect that its activities are multi-layered with unambiguous agenda to secure joint ventures for long-term economic expansion and for advancing its geopolitical ambitions. Nonetheless, these are not taking place without environmental and ecological concerns. China National Petroleum Corporation is exploring oil basins in many countries in Africa including Kenya and Ethiopia after its successful experience in S. Africa, Nigeria, Algeria, Morocco, Angola, Zimbabwe, Rep. of Congo, and the Sudan. This paper attempts to investigate the aforementioned trade activities and its aftermath environmental concerns.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Full Paper)
Additional Information: 4669/12035
Uncontrolled Keywords: Sino-african relations, Environment, Economic policy, Chinese presence in africa, Trade and development.
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Engineering > Department of Science
Depositing User: Abdi Omar Shuriye
Date Deposited: 17 Sep 2013 15:50
Last Modified: 17 Sep 2013 15:50
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/12035

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