The London-based think tank Overseas Development Institute convened a panel discussion this week to explore how China plans to finance future development along its Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). This discussion is particularly timely given that a slowing economy back home is being credited for a recent reduction in BRI-related spending, particularly in Africa.
Among the panelists at the ODI session included renowned China-Africa scholar Dr. Yoon Jung Park, Associate Director of the China-Africa Research Initiative at Johns Hopkins University in Washington, D.C.
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