China-Tanzania agricultural cooperation: innovation or dependency?
Author/s: Mariasole Pepa 
Year:  2021 Issue: Language: Italian 
Pages:  33 Pg. 105-137 FullText PDF:  0 KB
DOI:  10.3280/rgioa3-2021oa12537
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In recent decades, the major changes in the geography of development have been related to the rise of the BRICS countries; in particular, Chinese engagement in Africa. This article – utilizing the case of the Agricultural technology demonstration center in Tanzania through data collected during field research – aims to examine the evolution of China-Africa agricultural cooperation as representative of the practices and modalities of South-South cooperation. The article interrogates the Chinese presence in Africa as a generator of relations of dependency, and, at the same time, reflects on the role of China as an element of diversification for African dependence. Finally, the research aims to stimulate a critical reflection on sino-african agricultural cooperation, contributing to the ongoing debate regarding BRICS-South development geography.
Keywords: ; South-South cooperation, development geography, China-Africa, agricultural cooperation.

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Mariasole Pepa, China-Tanzania agricultural cooperation: innovation or dependency? in "RIVISTA GEOGRAFICA ITALIANA" 3/2021, pp. 105-137, DOI:10.3280/rgioa3-2021oa12537


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