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Chinese investment and knowledge transfer in Africa

Resource type: Brief

Published: 2017

Author: Linda Calabrese

This Research in Context brief summarises and sets in context emerging findings from DEGRP project ‘Chinese FDI and structural transformation in Africa’.

Led by Deborah Brautigam, Director of Johns Hopkins’ China-Africa Research Initiative, the project is studying the potential for Chinese investment to enhance structural transformation in Africa, with a focus on knowledge transfer between Chinese and African firms. So far studies have been completed on Madagascar, Kenya, Zambia, and Malawi.

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