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A Comparative Analysis of China and Turkey’s Development Aid Activities in Sub-Saharan Africa

  • Ferit Belder
  • Samiratou Dipama
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Abstract

The main aim of this chapter is to critically assess the motivations, instruments, and geographical distribution of Turkey and China’s development aid policies in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) and to locate them in the broader South–South Cooperation context. To this end, it first investigates the core motivations of Turkish and Chinese development aid policies in SSA. Second, it briefly provides an overview of the main instruments and means used by Turkey and China. Lastly, by looking at the geographical distribution of Turkish and Chinese aid in Africa, it attempts to understand the key recipients of this aid and the rationales behind the priority given to these countries.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ferit Belder
    • 1
  • Samiratou Dipama
    • 2
  1. 1.Faculty of Political SciencesMarmara UniversityIstanbulTurkey
  2. 2.Marmara University’s European Union InstituteIstanbulTurkey

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