In celebration of the EJDR’s 25th anniversary volume and to showcase its international content, Palgrave Macmillan and the EJDR's editorial team are proud to introduce this virtual issue, FREE to view for a limited time.

These handpicked articles span the last 4 years of EJDR's published articles and discuss international relations and development between China and Africa as well as emerging national economies in the BRICS group. We hope you enjoy them!


China–Africa Trade Relations: Insights from AERC Scoping Studies
Oyejide Titiloye Ademola, Abiodun S Bankole and Adeolu O Adewuyi


Chinese FDI in Sub-Saharan Africa: Engaging with Large Dragons
Raphael Kaplinsky and Mike Morris


Beyond the BRICs: Alternative Strategies of Influence in the Global Politics of Development
Matthias vom Hau, James Scott and David Hulme


China's Private Enterprises in Africa and the Implications for African Development
Jing Gu


Chinese Migrants in Africa as New Agents of Development? An Analytical Framework
Giles Mohan and May Tan-Mullins


Another BRIC in the Wall? South Africa's Developmental Impact and Contradictory Rise in Africa and Beyond
Pádraig Carmody


China in Africa: A Relationship in Transition
Olusanya Ajakaiye and Raphael Kaplinsky


South Africa, Multilateralism and the Global Politics of Development
Eduard Jordaan