October 17, 2016 / China and Brazil in African Agriculture Two new working papers published in November 2016 concluded our Working Paper Series on the China & Brazil in African Agriculture project. Beyond 'Family Farming Versus Agribusiness' Dualism: Unpacking the Complexity of Brazil's Agricultural Model examines the multifaceted relationship between
February 21, 2016 / China and Brazil in African Agriculture Our series presents research over the last 4 years on Chinese and Brazilian relationships with farmers, business, civil society and states in Africa. It looks at the implications for agricultural development in Ethiopia, Ghana, Mozambique and Zimbabwe. Status: The Working
February 18, 2016 / China and Brazil in African Agriculture Our China and Brazil in African Agriculture research has produced a special issue of the journal World Development, with 8 new open access articles available to download. Through 16 different case studies, the project revealed a complex set of engagements,
December 15, 2015 / China and Brazil in African Agriculture The Mozambican Institute for Economic and Social Studies (IESE) hosted a conference titled 'Brazil and China in Africa' on December 7 in Maputo. The conference comprised a session on the 'Voice of China in Africa' and a session on the
May 6, 2015 / China and Brazil in African Agriculture This workshop on 15 June in Central London presented our research on impacts and implications of Brazilian and Chinese engagements in African agriculture on development and aid. With practitioners and academics, we debated how the so-called ‘Rising Powers’ are reshaping
December 18, 2014 / China and Brazil in African Agriculture The School of Advanced International Studies’ China Africa Research Initiative at Johns Hopkins University (SAIS-CARI) has published two new policy briefs on Chinese agricultural engagement in Africa. The papers are written by Sérgio Chichava and Henry Tugendhat, members of our
April 30, 2014 / China and Brazil in African Agriculture In a new video, Henry Tugendhat explains our CBAA (China and Brazil in African Agriculture) project, and how it is investigating the emerging links between rising powers and the agricultural sector in Africa. Henry Tugendhat is a Research Officer for
September 9, 2013 / China and Brazil in African Agriculture Why is Brazil investing in African agriculture? In a new article for the Institute of Development Studies website, Lídia Cabral looks at the different motivations that exist at international level, and in the ‘encounters’ between businesses and development partners. Our
July 14, 2013 / China and Brazil in African Agriculture This IDS Bulletin brings together the first collection of empirical and review articles on how China and Brazil are engaging in African agriculture. It focuses on financial arrangements, practices and politics of engagement, the 'encounters' that occur during negotiations, and
March 27, 2013 / China and Brazil in African Agriculture In a new post on the blog From Poverty To Power, Henry Tugendhat examines DFID’s policy of working with private investors to invest in developing economies. What can the UK learn from Chinese and Brazilian experiences in Africa? As new
March 11, 2013 / China and Brazil in African Agriculture A set of seven new working papers looks at how Brazil and China are changing agricultural development in Africa. The China and Brazil in African Agriculture (CBAA) project analyses new patterns of development co-operation in Ethiopia, Ghana, Mozambique and Zimbabwe.
October 16, 2012 / China and Brazil in African Agriculture Lidia Cabral, FAC researcher, will be on the panel for this Canning House event in London on 18 October 2012. The panel will discuss the development of Brazil-Africa relations over the past decade, and what the future holds as Brazil
June 27, 2012 / China and Brazil in African Agriculture The findings of the seminar on South-South Co-operation in May 2012 are presented in an edition of Poverty in Focus, a regular publication of the International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth. The edition, entitled The Role of South-South Cooperation in
June 1, 2012 / China and Brazil in African Agriculture Two new blog posts reflect on our recent seminar on cooperation between Brazil, China and Africa. Blessings Chinsinga writes about concerns about transplanting solutions from Brazil to Africa, and Qi Gubo considers the alternatives offered by an "adaptive cooperation" approach.
May 16, 2012 / China and Brazil in African Agriculture The growing visibility of the BRICS countries in international development cooperation has led to claims that they represent a challenge to the development paradigm, emphasising distinctive characteristics of horizontality, solidarity, mutual learning and partnership. Yet, beyond the political rhetoric, it
May 2, 2012 / China and Brazil in African Agriculture The Future Agricultures Consortium is addressing the question of how the 'rising powers', including the BRICS countries, are changing agricultural development in Africa. Our research project China and Brazil in African Agriculture aims to document and critically analyse the experiences