According to Paul Frimpong, the Executive Director of the Africa-China Centre for Policy and Advisory (ACCPA), the world, and especially developing countries, including Africa, should be vigilant to avoid being forced into accepting narratives around China’s Belt and Road Initiative as the main cause of their debt-related crisis.
The Africa-China Centre for Policy & Advisory, in partnership with Metro TV’s Metro Business Week Show, hosted a dialogue on China’s Belt and Road Initiative and Africa’s Infrastructure Development Ambitions.
For Africa, the BRI, if implemented sustainably and responsibly, has the potential to meet the continent’s long-term development needs
It’s critical to understand that while the main goal of China’s Belt and Road Initiative is to enhance economic cooperation through increased connectivity, it also has the capacity to ignite global peace.
The BRI Dialogue is an annual summit hosted by the Africa-China Centre for Policy & Advisory.
This year’s dialogue will be held virtually on Tuesday, October 31, 2023, at 10 am GMT.
BRI is already delivering infrastructure development across Africa, and the continent has a more positive view of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).
Speaking at the parallel session on ‘Youth Development and BRI’, Paul Frimpong, the Executive Director of ACCPA, did not mince words, advocating for young people to be key stakeholders in the BRI initiative.
Africa’s vision of building infrastructure resonates well with China’s Belt and Road Initiative – Paul Frimpong, ACCPA’s Executive Director.
ACCPA’s Executive Director, Paul Frimpong, delivers a speech at the 3rd BRI Forum for International Cooperation in Beijing.
In this Sino-African Voices, Mikatekiso Kubayi, a Researcher at the Institute for Global Dialogue at UNISA shared key insights on Sino – African investment relations, BRICS and geopolitics.