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