China's impact on the African renaissance : the baobab grows

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Full title: China's impact on the African renaissance : the baobab grows / Kobus Jonker, Bryan Robinson.
Main Authors: Jonker, Kobus, (Author)
, Robinson, Bryan, (Author)
Format: Book           


Table of Contents:
  • Machine generated contents note:
  • 1.
  • China in Africa: New Colonists or Facilitators of Development and Growth
  • 1.1.
  • Perceptions in the African Media
  • 1.2.
  • The `Complementary Development' Approach of China in Africa
  • 1.2.1.
  • A Historical Overview on Relations Between Africa and China
  • 1.2.2.
  • The Facilitating Role of the FOCAC in China's Policy Towards Africa
  • 1.3.
  • Synergies Between Chinese Policy and the African Union and United Nations Development Goals
  • 1.4.
  • Chinese Aid and Investment Approach
  • 1.5.
  • The Potential Outcomes of China's Engagement in Africa
  • 1.6.
  • Conclusion: The African Agenda
  • References
  • 2.
  • Renewal of Africa: The African Tree of Organic Growth Paradigm
  • 2.1.
  • The African Renaissance and Organic Growth
  • 2.1.1.
  • The African Tree of Organic Growth
  • 2.2.
  • The Core Resources, Assets and Structures Necessary for Growth (Roots of the Tree)
  • 2.2.1.
  • Natural and People Resources
  • 2.2.2.
  • Location, Geopolitical Importance and Critical Assets
  • 2.2.3.
  • Political and Economic Structures
  • 2.2.4.
  • Cultural and Social Structure
  • 2.3.
  • The Creation of Growth Channels to Produce Wealth (Trunk of the Tree)
  • 2.4.
  • Creating Prosperity and Wealth for African Nations (Leaves and Fruit)
  • References
  • 3.
  • Economic Growth and Diversification Fuelling Development in Africa
  • 3.1.
  • The Challenge and Potential of Economic Growth in Africa
  • 3.1.1.
  • Prominent Growth Sectors
  • 3.1.2.
  • Economic Transformation and Growth Drivers
  • 3.2.
  • Alternative Paths to Growth and Development in Africa
  • 3.3.
  • Organic Growth in Africa: Impact of China on Growth and Diversification
  • 3.4.
  • The Case of Kenya
  • 3.4.1.
  • Economic Growth and Diversification
  • 3.4.2.
  • Impact of China on the Organic Growth of Kenya
  • 3.5.
  • The Case of Nigeria
  • 3.5.1.
  • Economic Growth and Diversification in Nigeria
  • 3.5.2.
  • Impact of China on the Organic Growth of Nigeria
  • 3.6.
  • Lessons Learned from the Kenyan and Nigerian Case Studies
  • References
  • 4.
  • Infrastructure: The Most Important Enabler of Organic Growth in Africa
  • 4.1.
  • The Impact of Infrastructural Utilities on Organic Growth
  • 4.2.
  • Infrastructure Shortcomings in Africa
  • 4.2.1.
  • Power
  • 4.2.2.
  • Water and Sanitation
  • 4.2.3.
  • Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
  • 4.2.4.
  • Transport Infrastructure
  • 4.3.
  • China: The World Leader in Infrastructure Investment
  • 4.4.
  • China's Impact on Infrastructure Development in Africa
  • 4.5.
  • Providing Africa with Integrated Transport Infrastructure
  • 4.5.1.
  • China's First Major Investment in Africa's Infrastructure: The Case of the Tan
  • Zam Railway Line
  • 4.5.2.
  • Integrated Transport Infrastructure Development in Ethiopia
  • 4.5.3.
  • Can a Road Change the Lives of Poor Rural People in Africa? The Case of Lesotho
  • 4.6.
  • The Contribution and Consequences of China's Infrastructural Investments
  • References
  • 5.
  • The Role of Effective Governments and Institutions
  • 5.1.
  • Democracy and Dictatorships
  • 5.1.1.
  • Losing Hope in Zimbabwe, Finding Hope in The Gambia and Savouring the Success of Ghana
  • 5.1.2.
  • Chinese Peacekeeping Efforts in Africa
  • 5.1.3.
  • China's Non-interference Policy
  • 5.2.
  • Core Institutions
  • 5.3.
  • Policies for Development
  • 5.3.1.
  • Poverty Alleviation
  • 5.3.2.
  • Adopting a Workfare Approach in Job Creation
  • 5.3.3.
  • Infrastructure
  • 5.3.4.
  • Agricultural Policies
  • 5.3.5.
  • Industrial Policies
  • 5.3.6.
  • Education
  • 5.3.7.
  • Health and Healthcare Finance
  • 5.3.8.
  • Fiscal and Monetary Policies
  • 5.3.9.
  • Allowing the Market to Function
  • 5.4.
  • Why Policies Fail: Poor Planning and Service Delivery Inefficiencies in Public Administration
  • 5.4.1.
  • Why Government Policies Fail: Corruption
  • 5.5.
  • Concluding Remarks
  • 5.6.
  • China's Impact
  • References
  • 6.
  • A Skilled and Educated Workforce for Africa
  • 6.1.
  • A Well-Educated and Skilled Workforce: The Key to Sustainable Growth and Prosperity in Africa?
  • 6.1.1.
  • Quality and Relevant Education
  • 6.1.2.
  • Preparing the Growing Youth Population of Africa for Growth and Employment
  • 6.2.
  • China in African Education
  • 6.2.1.
  • Higher Education and Academic Partnerships
  • 6.2.2.
  • The Effectiveness and Role of Chinese Confucius Institutes and Cultural Centres
  • 6.3.
  • A Case Study on the Impact of China on Employment Creation and Technology Transfer in North Africa
  • 6.3.1.
  • The Case of Algeria
  • 6.3.2.
  • The Case of Egypt
  • 6.4.
  • A Case Study on the Impact of China on Local Employment in Angola and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)
  • 6.4.1.
  • The Case of Angola
  • 6.4.2.
  • The Case of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)
  • 6.5.
  • China and the Development of a Productive Work Force for Africa: Closing Remarks
  • References
  • 7.
  • Developing a Sustainable Africa through Green Growth
  • 7.1.
  • Interpreting Sustainability
  • 7.1.1.
  • The World at Risk in the Face of Global Climate Change
  • 7.2.
  • Environmental Concerns in Africa
  • 7.2.1.
  • Deforestation and Desertification in Africa
  • 7.2.2.
  • Pollution and Waste: Africa's Beautiful Sunsets and Toxic Air
  • 7.3.
  • China's Environmental Impact on Africa
  • 7.3.1.
  • China Takes Cognisance of Environmental Issues while Africa Lags Behind
  • 7.3.2.
  • Concerns Regarding the Negative Environmental Impact of China's Investments in Africa
  • 7.4.
  • Examples of China's Impact on Sustainability in Africa
  • 7.4.1.
  • Learning from China's Switch from Fossil Fuel to Clean Energy
  • 7.4.2.
  • Water: The Essence of Life
  • 7.4.3.
  • Food Insecurity in the Fertile Lands of Africa
  • 7.5.
  • China's Impact
  • References
  • 8.
  • Improving the Human Well-Being of All Africans
  • 8.1.
  • Towards Improved Well-Being for Africa
  • 8.1.1.
  • Poverty Alleviation
  • 8.1.2.
  • Food Security
  • 8.1.3.
  • Health and Education Disparities
  • 8.1.4.
  • War, Law and Order
  • 8.1.5.
  • Living Standards
  • 8.1.6.
  • Economic Inequality
  • 8.1.7.
  • Inequality in Human Rights and Human Capability
  • 8.2.
  • Analysis of China's Contribution to Improving the Well-Being of African People
  • 8.3.
  • Case Study: China Makes a Decided Impact in Its Response to the Ebola Epidemic in Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone
  • 8.4.
  • Case Study: Caring for Displaced Somalians
  • 8.5.
  • Case Study: A Critique of the Impact of Chinese Mining Operations on Social Wealth and Capital in Africa
  • 8.6.
  • China's Impact
  • References
  • 9.
  • Integrated Organic Growth: The Cases of Cameroon and Mauritius
  • 9.1.
  • The Case of Cameroon
  • 9.1.1.
  • Historical Overview of Cameroon's and China's Relationship
  • 9.1.2.
  • The Impact of China on the Integrated Growth and Development of Cameroon
  • 9.2.
  • The Case of Mauritius
  • 9.2.1.
  • The Historical Relationship Between Mauritius and China
  • 9.2.2.
  • The Impact of China on the Integrated Growth and Development of Mauritius
  • 9.3.
  • Closing Remarks on the Integration of Organic Growth in Both Countries and the Impact of China on This Process
  • References
  • 10.
  • The Impact of China on the African Renaissance: Let the Baobab Grow...
  • 10.1.
  • Growth in Africa: The Evolving Paradigm
  • 10.1.1.
  • Moving from `Economic Growth' to `Inclusive Growth' in Africa
  • 10.1.2.
  • Moving Towards the Paradigm of `Organic Growth'
  • 10.2.
  • Engagement and the Impact of China on the Organic Growth in Africa
  • 10.2.1.
  • Does China's Own Experience as a Developmental State Offer Lessons for the Growth of Africa?
  • 10.2.2.
  • The Fallacies and Facts About the Impact of China in Africa
  • 10.3.
  • Responsibility for the Future of Africa
  • 10.3.1.
  • The `African Responsibility'
  • 10.3.2.
  • Responsibility of China in the Future Development of Africa
  • 10.4.
  • Concluding Remarks
  • References.