Chinese global investment

By Victoria Bird|October 14, 2013|China and Inner Asia, Development Studies, Economics, Financial and Management Studies, Politics and International Relations|0 comments

Britain has the highest total of Chinese investment in Europe, and ranks 8th globally, according to a report that has been published by a US conservative think tank. Worldwide, China and Chinese companies have been big investors in the energy and power sector over the last decade, with this accounting for almost half of all the money invested overseas. Metals and transportation are also popular investments. In Britain, the pattern

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Round up of the latest news from ELDIS

By Farzana Whitfield|August 2, 2013|Development Studies|0 comments

Image taken from Eldis website: Catch up with the latest Development Studies news via Eldis. Find out about development policy, practice and research. Including subjects such as, agriculture and food, conflict and security, HIV and AIDS, climate change and conflict security. Read about the most recent news regarding China, Brazil, India and South Africa as super powers. And how Eldis has joined the Institute of Development Studies and global

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ELDIS has had a new makeover!

By Farzana Whitfield|January 30, 2013|Development Studies, Politics and International Relations|0 comments

Image taken from the ELDIS Website, “Get the data” page: ELDIS started out as one of the very first online development resources way back in 1995. It is an online information service providing free access to relevant, up-to-date and diverse research on international development issues. It has had a new make-over, with the intention of making its information and resources more accessible. Eldis includes over 30,000 summaries and links to

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