Chinese Development Cooperation in Africa

AidData's Chinese Official Finance to Africa Dataset, 2000-2012, version 1.1

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Summary

The 1.1 version of AidData's Chinese Official Finance to Africa dataset tracks 1955 development finance activities in Africa from 2000 to 2012. The data includes both Chinese aid and non-concessional official financing.

Official Citation

Strange, Austin M., Axel Dreher, Andreas Fuchs, Bradley Parks, and Michael J. Tierney. 2017. Tracking Underreported Financial Flows: China’s Development Finance and the Aid–Conflict Nexus Revisited. Journal of Conflict Resolution 61 (5): 935-963.

Metadata

Version

Version 1.1

(Most Current Version)

(Most Current Geocoded Version)

Methodology

Geocoded

SDG Coded

Natural Resource Concessions

TUFF

Survey Results

Specifications

Publication Date:

Starting Year:

2000

Ending Year:

2012

Number of Entries:

1,955

File Size

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Full Description

The 1.1 version of AidData's Chinese Official Finance to Africa dataset tracks 1955 development finance activities in Africa from 2000 to 2012. The data includes both Chinese aid and non-concessional official financing. The dataset was generated using a novel, open-source data collection methodology which triangulates project information across a range of data sources including media reports, Aid Information Management Systems, scholarly articles and recipient or provider ministry websites. More information regarding AidData's Chinese data can be accessed at china.aiddata.org.

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