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Are China’s economic activities good for Zambia?

Chinese investment to Zambia has created jobs and trade but there are serious concerns about conditions for labour in the copper industry China is Africa’s largest bilateral trading partner. The value of Chinese trade with Africa increased from $4 billion in 1996 to $200 billion in 2014. Much of the latter value is underpinned by China’s demand for raw materials … Continue reading

15 August 2017 by
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New SPERI Paper: ‘Critical Transformations: Rethinking Zambian Development’

We are pleased to publish this new SPERI Paper by Nicholas Jepson, Lecturer in International Development at the University of Manchester, and Jeffrey Henderson, Professor of International Development at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, which seeks to retheorise the trajectory of Zambian development since the country’s independence. It emerges from a larger project designed to break with current discourses and rethink development more generally … Continue reading

13 October 2016 by
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