Rising China and Africa's development: oil
Rising China and Africa's development: oil

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Welcome to this free course, Rising China and Africa’s development: oil. It should take around 15 hours to study. It is split into five three-hour sessions covering the following:

  • Session 1: The rise of China and resource demand
  • Session 2: The politics of resource governance
  • Session 3: Local content and linkages
  • Session 4: Global oil markets, geopolitics and diversification
  • Session 5: Leveraging better development from natural resources: beyond the resource curse.

Watch the following video in which Open University academic and leader of the Chinese oil project, Giles Mohan, introduces the course.

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