Trilateral Research Series

The Africa-U.S.-China Trilateral Cooperation Research Series explores past and potential cooperative initiatives between the African states and institutions, the United States of America, and the People’s Republic of China.  These papers serve as a resource to diplomats, scholars, and non-governmental workers interested in and involved with cooperative initiatives engaging these actors.


Where Beijing, Washington, and African Governments Can Work Together: From Competition to Cooperation
Authors: Mohamed Ibn Chambas, Princeton N. Lyman, Jianhua Zhong, and John Goodman
Africa-U.S.-China Trilateral Cooperation Research Series No. 1
(originally published in Foreign Affairs on March 3, 2017)

Solid Foundations for a New Partnership: How China and the United States Can Collaborate with Africa to Eradicate Malaria
Authors: Yawei Liu and William Pierce
Africa-U.S.-China Trilateral Cooperation Research Series No. 2
(originally published by Centre for Chinese Studies, Stellenbosch University, Sept. 2017)

U.S.-China Collaboration in Combating the 2014 Ebola Outbreak in West Africa
Author: Callie Aboaf
Africa-U.S.-China Trilateral Cooperation Research Series No. 3

U.S.-China Collaboration in Creating and Supporting the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Author: Callie Aboaf
Africa-U.S.-China Trilateral Cooperation Research Series No. 4

China and U.S. Anti-piracy Engagement in the Gulf of Aden and Western Indian Ocean Region
Author: Cindy Cheng
Africa-U.S.-China Trilateral Cooperation Research Series No. 5

Trilateral Development Roundup

China, the U.S. and Developing Countries News Roundup: March 15-26, 2021

Chinese and U.S. Engagement with Developing Countries News Roundup: March 15th-26th  Every two weeks, The Carter Center’s China Program releases an overview of major events involving Chinese and U.S. global engagement, with a particular focus on emerging issues in Africa and Latin America. In addition to using news sources, the news roundup analyzes papers and reports from academic journals, governmental bodies, and NGOs, and also summarizes debates and other events organized by think tanks on select issues. The news roundup is intended to be a platform and resource for both China watchers and readers interested in political and economic development

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China, the U.S., and Developing Countries News Roundup: March 1–12, 2021

Image: USC News — University of Southern California Every two weeks, The Carter Center’s China Program releases an overview of major events involving Chinese and U.S. global engagement, with a particular focus on emerging issues in Africa and Latin America. In addition to using news sources, the news roundup analyzes papers and reports from academic journals, governmental bodies, and NGOs, and also summarizes debates and other events organized by think tanks on select issues. The news roundup is intended to be a platform and resource for both China watchers and readers interested in political and economic development in developing countries.

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China’s New Silk Road: An Interview with Mary Kay Magistad

Image: The World Mary Kay Magistad is the creator of  “On China’s New Silk Road,” a podcast from the Global Reporting Centre. Reported on five continents, the nine-episode podcast explores how China’s rise and global ambition are seen around the world, and what impact its Belt & Road Initiative investments are having on the ground. Her earlier podcast Whose Century Is It?(2015-18), a co-production with The World, explored ideas,trends and power relationships shaping the 21st century. Some 60 episodes are archived here.  Mary Kay was an award-winning China correspondent for NPR (1995-99) and for PRX’s The World (2003-13). She has

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China, the U.S., and Developing Countries News Roundup

Image: Quartz Africa – Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed attends a meeting with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang in Beijing, China in 2019 Every two weeks, The Carter Center’s China Program releases an overview of major events involving Chinese and U.S. global engagement, with a particular focus on emerging issues in Africa and Latin America. In addition to using news sources, the news roundup analyzes papers and reports from academic journals, governmental bodies, and NGOs, and also summarizes debates and other events organized by think tanks on select issues. The news roundup is intended to be a platform and resource for

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China, the U.S., and Developing Countries News Roundup: Feb. 1–12, 2021

Image: BRI Renewable Energy in South Africa, Green Belt and Road Initiative Every two weeks, The Carter Center’s China Program releases an overview of major events involving Chinese and U.S. global engagement, with a particular focus on emerging issues in Africa and Latin America. In addition to using news sources, the news roundup analyzes papers and reports from academic journals, governmental bodies, and NGOs, and also summarizes debates and other events organized by think tanks on select issues. The news roundup is intended to be a platform and resource for both China watchers and readers interested in political and economic

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Chinese and U.S. Engagement with Developing Countries News Roundup: Jan. 1 – Jan. 29, 2021

Image: The New York Times Every two weeks, The Carter Center’s China Program releases an overview of major events involving Chinese and U.S. global engagement, with a particular focus on emerging issues in Africa and Latin America. In addition to using news sources, the news roundup analyzes papers and reports from academic journals, governmental bodies, and NGOs, and also summarizes debates and other events organized by think tanks on select issues. The news roundup is intended to be a platform and resource for both China watchers and readers interested in political and economic development in developing countries. It aims to

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