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 1,955 development finance activities in Africa from 2000 to 2012. The data includes both Chinese aid and non-concessional official financing.

Official Citation

Strange, Austin, Bradley C. Parks, Michael J. Tierney, Axel Dreher, Andreas Fuchs, and Vijaya Ramachandran. April 2013. China’s Development Finance to Africa: A Media-Based Approach to Data Collection. Working Paper 323. Washington D.C.: Center for Global Development 

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Version 1.1

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(Most Current Geocoded Version)

Methodology

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TUFF

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Publication Date:

Apr 2013

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 1,955 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—Tracking Underreported Financial Flows, or TUFF—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. For the full methodology, please see AidData's TUFF Methodology, Version 1.2.

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Publication Date:
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Starting Year:
2000
Ending Year:
2012
Number of Entries:
1,952
File Size:
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Available on GeoQuery
Geocoded
Natural Resource Concessions
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Survey Results
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