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Constructing Africa's Future: The Environmental and Social Implications of Chinese-Financed Infrastructure in Africa

01.18.2018 @ 3:00 pm

WEATHER ALERT: All Thursday programming associated with this event has been cancelled. An abridged version of Friday's programming will take place 10 a.m.-noon. Please check back for further updates.

Hear leading academics, journalists, policymakers, and NGO experts discuss the environmental and social Implications of Chinese-financed infrastructure in Africa on Thursday, January 18 and Friday, January 19 on the Duke University campus. The workshop will assess how Duke/DKU and partner institutions can contribute to infrastructure planning in Africa so as to optimize its impact on the environment and global health. Please register in advance if you plan to attend.

The event is sponsored by the Duke Green Belt and Road Initiative, an initiative of the Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions and Duke Kunshan University that draws together colleagues from across Duke to address the environmental and social impacts of China's new Silk Road infrastructure investments in Asia and Africa. The event is funded by the Duke Africa Initiative and the Nicholas Institute.

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Contact:
Kate Cobb - Kate.Cobb@duke.edu

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