China, South Sudan and FOCAC

August 7, 2012 by

Saferworld, an independent non-governmental organization based in London that works to prevent and reduce violent conflict, published in August a series of short papers dealing with China and South Sudan. The first by Steven Kuo, a post-doctoral research fellow at the University of the Western Cape in South Africa, is titled “Not Looking to Lead: Beijing’s View of the Crisis between the two Sudans.” The second by Laura Barber, PhD candidate at the London School of Economics, and Xiao Yuhua, researcher at the Institute of African Studies at Zhejiang Normal University in eastern China, is titled “Win-Win? China’s Economic Engagement with South Sudan.” The third by Thomas Wheeler, project coordinator of Saferworld’s China Program, is titled “Development through Peace: Could China’s Economic Co-operation with South Sudan Be More Conflict-Sensitive?”