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The Advisory Group


In order to ensure the originality, relevance and rigour of our research, we have consituted an Advisory Group. The Advisory Group consists of prestigious members from various fields, such as the academia, government, Non-government agencies, think-tanks and the media. The main aim of the Group is to enhance the rigour, relevance and impact of this research project on the impacts of Chinese aid, trade and investment on the politics of selected African countries. The Group meets regularly to discuss and advise on the policy relevance of the research by keeping the project team abreast of emerging policy initiatives and requirements. The members also review the progress of the research in terms of phasing and milestones and advise on future directions of the research.

The members are:

Adrian Davis
Head, DFID North and East Asia
Kerry Centre
1 Guang Hua Lu
Beijing 100020
Tel: (+86) 108529 6882 x2002
Jonathan Evans
Research Analyst
Africa Research Group (AFRG)
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
King Charles Street
London, SW1A 2AH
Dr Henry Wai-chung Yeung
Professor of Economic Geography
Department of Geography
National University of Singapore
1 Arts Link, Singapore 117570
Tel: +65-6516 6810
Fax: +65-6777 3091
e-mail: [email protected]
Professor Ian Taylor
School of International Relations
University of St Andrews
St Andrews
KY16 9AL, UK
Tel: (+44) 01334462926
Dr Martyn J. Davies
Director, Centre for Chinese Studies
Stellenbosch University
Tel: 021 8082840
e-mail: [email protected]
Lindsey Hilsum
International Editor/ China Correspondent
Channel 4 News
Tel: (+86) 10 8532 5067
e-mail: [email protected]
Professor Manuel Ennes Ferreira
Faculty of Economics and Management
Department of Economics
Technical University of Lisbon
Rua Miguel Lupi 20, Gab 604
1200 Lisboa – Portugal
Tel: 351 21 392 5905
e-mail: [email protected]
Professor Paul W.K. Yankson
Department of Geography and Resources Development
University of Ghana
P.O Box L59, Legon, Ghana
Tel: 00233-21-500394
Fax: 00233-21-500392
e-mail: [email protected]
Daniel Large
School of African and Oriental Studies
Thornhaugh Street
Russel Square
London, WC1H OXG
Tel: (+44) 02078376185
Dr Manuel Alves da Rocha
Center for Research
Universidade Catolica
e-mail: [email protected]
Professor James D. Sidaway
School of Geography
University of Plymouth, UK
e-mail: [email protected]
Dr He Wenping
Professor and Director of African Studies Section
Institute of West Asian and Africa Studies (IWAAS)
Chinese Academy of Social Science (CASS)
Secretary General of Chinese Society of Asian and African Studies