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    • China-Mali relationship : finding mutual benefit between unequal partners 

      Esterhuyse, Harrie; Moctar, Kane (Stellenbosch University, Centre for Chinese Studies, 2014-01)
      Since 2000, China-Africa co-operation has seen a rapid increase in scope and size. The West African nation of Mali is one of the 50 African states with diplomatic relations with China; its experience allows for possible ...

    • The Chinese solar energy industry and potential of renewables in Africa 

      Esterhuyse, Harrie (Stellenbosch University Centre for Chinese Studies, 2013-12)
      China and Africa are developing in a time of climate change and scarcity. According to most climate scientists global economies will have to make a green shift to ensure continued future growth. However, there are very ...

    • Climate change in China : risks and responses 

      Esterhuyse, Harrie (Stellenbosch University. Centre for Chinese Studies, 2012-11)
      Extreme weather events are forecast to become more frequent, according to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, as the global climate continues to alter. Even with uncertainty in this future, countries are able ...

    • Climate change risk and response : droughts as extreme weather events in China 

      Esterhuyse, Harrie (Stellenbosch University, Centre for Chinese Studies, 2012-10)
      Climate change is leading to an increase in extreme weather events globally. Different communities and different ecosystems are impacted in various ways by these events. It is important to understand what the different ...

    • FOCAC : addressing joint environmental challenges? 

      Burgess, Meryl; Esterhuyse, Harrie (Stellenbosch University. Centre for Chinese Studies, 2012-05)
      Cooperation on environmental challenges has been an instrumental part of the first Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) since its inception in 2000. With increasing levels of economic interactions and political ...

    • Preparing for FOCAC VI: China-South Africa co-operation in conservation and renewable energy 

      Burgess, Meryl; Esterhuyse, Harrie (2015-08)
      As China’s development puts increasing pressure on the environment, various measures have been implemented both domestically and, increasingly, abroad in an attempt to limit the impact. China’s environmental engagement ...

    • Raising the bar on sustainable development : renewable energy and environmental standards in FOCAC VI 

      Esterhuyse, Harrie; Burgess, Meryl (2015-11)
      The 6th Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) is taking place at a time when Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are high on most international development agendas. Two important aspects of this agenda include ...