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An Overview of China and India’s Development Cooperation in Africa

  • Philani Mthembu
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Part of the International Political Economy Series book series (IPES)

Abstract

This chapter provides a comprehensive overview of China and India’s development cooperation in Africa, adding important context to their relations with the continent. Indeed this chapter serves as a vivid reminder that despite being often referred to as new donors, their development cooperation is far from new and is in a way a continuation of old relations under a vastly different international system. Besides providing a historical overview, this chapter also introduces the basic characteristics of China and India’s development cooperation and the manner in which it is currently organised. It is thus not only about historical context, but also highlighting the basic infrastructure of their development cooperation while introducing the key players in both Southern powers when it comes to development cooperation.

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  • Philani Mthembu
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  1. 1.Institute for Global DialogueAssociated with the University of South Africa (UNISA)PretoriaSouth Africa

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