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Event Date Tue Mar 30 EDT (over 1 year ago)
Location Virtual
Region All

In recent years, China has become a highly visible and talked about actor in Africa’s financial landscape. As the economic and political dimensions of China-Africa relations continue to grow and shift, how has Chinese lending to African nations changed over time? What was the state of Chinese lending to Africa prior to the COVID-19 pandemic and how is lending likely to shift in the post-pandemic era?


2021 Speakers

Deborah Brautigam
Director, China-Africa Research Initiative

Kevin Gallagher
Professor of Global Development Policy; Director, Global Development Policy Center, Boston University

Kevin Acker
Research Manager, China-Africa Research Initiative

Grieve Chelwa
Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute on Race and Political Economy, the New School

Yan Wang
Senior Academic Researcher, Global Development Policy Center, Boston University