A podcast that covers the latest news, research and analysis of China's growing presence in the developing world.
39: Harnessing Chinese Telecommunications Investments to Ethiopia's Benefit with Ding Fei
Countries along the Belt and Road face major strategic technical and political questions when considering Chinese assistance in the telecommunications field. In this episode, Dr. DingFei discusses two articles on Chinese telecoms investments in...
38: Who decides and how along the Belt and Road? with Thomas Hale & Johannes Urpelainen
Who makes decisions about project approval, design, and the pursuit of sustainability - in China, in recipient countries, and beyond? A recent report entitled, 'Belt and Road Decision-making in China and Recipient Countries: How and To What Extent Does...
37: Lucille Greer on China's Various Engagements in the Middle East
The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Region is vitally important to China, particularly as a source of oil but also increasingly as a staging ground for China's forays into global politics. Lucille Greer (@Lucille_Greer_), an expert on China-MENA...
36: China's Global Power Database: China's global power plant investments data at your fingertips!
China is a leader in global power generation - both through fossil fuel and clean energy technologies. Chinese capital has been involved in establishing at least 777 power plants across the world, providing 186.5 GW of power generation capacity. To...
35: Without Dreams in Sihanoukville: Chinese and Cambodian Construction Labor Struggles
Labor is a lightning rod for judgments of the benefits of the Belt and Road: Will Chinese projects generate work opportunities for the host country? Do Chinese employers follow different labor standards than others? When and how do workers speak out...
34: People-centered Power: Chinese knowledge production, networks, and training programs in Africa - Lina Benabdallah
Prof. Dr. Lina Benabdallah discusses her latest book, "Shaping the Future of Power: Knowledge production and network-building in China-Africa Relations." Lina looks at China's rise and the Belt and Road beyond the hardware investments - the major...
Customer ReviewsSee All
Really great guests and research all packaged in an accessible way. Very nuanced discussions that add high value to the work on BRI!
In the short time since its debut, this podcast has already proven to be the most in-depth, informative, and insightful podcast on the belt & road initiative out there today. I hope Erik Myxter-Iino—a rising star in his field—continues to build this podcast into something special.