Deborah Brautigam on China in Africa

Apr 7th, 2010 | By | Category: One Question

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Deborah Brautigam, professor in the International Development Program at American University, has been studying relations between China and Africa for decades.  Her research also focuses on foreign aid, industrialization, state-building and development.  She has served as a consultant for the United Nations, the World Bank, and the U.S. Agency for International Development in Cambodia, Sri Lanka, Egypt, and various Sub-Saharan African countries. She has authored dozens of articles on the issues of foreign aid and governance, development and economic policy, as well as a recent book on China-African relations, The Dragon’s Gift: The Real Story of China in Africa.  Deborah stopped by the Africa Reporting Project where we talked China, Africa and textiles.

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