As a consequence of its strong economic growth, China is increasing its international investments and its influence in other parts of the world. From the perspective of political ecology, the current issue of the Journal of Current Chinese Affairs examines the impact of Chinese investments in natural resources and hydropower on regions rich in resources, such as Africa and Asia.
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Political Ecology of a Rising China
The new special issue of the GIGA Journal of Current Southeast Asian Affairs looks at the 2018 Malaysian general election and the accompanying regime change. It was recently presented at a launch event with Malaysia’s minister of foreign affairs in Subang Jaya.
This issue of Africa Spectrum investigates subjects such as biometric voting technology in Nigeria, collapsed development projects in the Zambian copperbelt, and corporate social responsibility in Sudan's industrial gold-mining sector.
GIGA peace expert Prof. Dr. Sabine Kurtenbach holds inaugural lecture at the University of Marburg