Raising the bar on sustainable development : renewable energy and environmental standards in FOCAC VI
Esterhuyse, H. & Burgess, M. 2016. Raising the bar on sustainable development : renewable energy and environmental standards in FOCAC VI. Centre for Chinese Studies, Policy Briefing, November 2016
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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 environmental protection and the promotion of renewable energy. This policy briefing examines the promotion of renewable energy and the importance of environmental standards in Africa, within the China-Africa relationship.