Events for 11 May, 2017

Griffith Asia Institute Research Seminar: Politics of hunger: A critical analysis of the framing of Chinese and Western engagement in agriculture in Africa

Griffith Asia Institute Research Seminar: Politics of hunger: A critical analysis of the framing of Chinese and Western engagement in agriculture in Africa

George Karavas, University of Queensland, analyses agricultural modernization as prescribed by Chinese and World Bank development strategies in various African countries. Although justified in terms of responding to hunger George argues that this approach is highly problematic and contested.