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China's political and economic activities in Africa: development and environmental concerns

Shuriye, Abdi Omar (2010) China's political and economic activities in Africa: development and environmental concerns. Australian Journal of Islamic Studies, 02 (01). pp. 27-40. ISSN 1834-6170

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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: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 4669/7655
Uncontrolled Keywords: China, Africa, Economics, Politics
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions > HC94 By region or country
J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
J Political Science > JZ International relations
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: 29 Nov 2011 16:49
Last Modified: 29 Nov 2011 16:49
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/7655

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