China’s Economic Cooperation and its Role for Economic Transition in Africa

African Asian Options - New opportunities through new interactions
The Frankfurt Chapter of the Society for International Development is organizing a public lecture series at the Goethe University Frankfurt am Main, 2013 summer semester.

What has been the impact of China’s expanding economic engagement on economic transition in Africa? What have been the main experiences and lessons learnt during China’s recent period of growth and poverty reduction? What conditions need to be in place for China’s experience to be replicable in other developing countries, especially in Africa?
These are few of the main themes that the experts will debate during the event China’s Economic Cooperation and its Role for Economic Transition in Africa, scheduled to take place on May 21st 2013.
Lectures by
Prof. Dr. Li Xiaoyun, Director of the ChinaDAC Study Group, Dean of the China Agricultural University, Beijing,
Prof. Dr. Doris Fischer, Chair of China Business and Economics, University of Würzburg
Chaired by
Bruno Wenn, SID, Chairman Management Board of the Deutsche Entwicklungs- und Investitionsgesellschaft  mbH (DEG), Köln
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Past events
After the Annual Assembly, which took place on January 28 at the Town Hall of the City of Frankfurt, SID Frankfurt organized two major public events, one on Asset Recovery with international specialists of PriceWaterhouseCoopers, and one on Ethic conflicts in Development Cooperation with Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) at GIZ (German Development Cooperation) Headquarters.

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