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Thursday, February 14, 2019, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Exploring the impact of China-Africa partnerships

The Tefler School of Management is pleased to invite you for a New Faculty Seminar presented by Assistant Professor Abdoulkadre Ado on Thursday, February 14, 2019, from 12:00 p.m. to 13:00 p.m..

Africa is on the rise with many African countries making their way to the top of the world’s GDP growth list. Additionally, there is an unprecedented optimism about Africa’s potential of soon becoming a prosperous, industrialized continent or as some like to paraphrase – The next China. Meanwhile, China has recently announced a record investment of $60 billion in Africa over the next 3 years in addition to the $60 billion that China already committed to the continent in 2015.photo of Abdoulkadre Ado

China is now Africa’s top trade partner, building the China-in-Africa momentum, but many still remain reluctant to such increased ties. Given the importance of understanding corporate partinerships between these two emerging regions, in this talk, Professor Ado will:

  • take you through the impact and implications of Chinese increasing investments in Africa;
  • discuss if and how African organizations benefit from joint ventures with Chinese partners; and
  • explore several partnership cases between Chinese and African companies.

This presentation will be bilingual.

 

About the Speaker:

To learn more about Professor Ado’s academic and professional expertise click: https://telfer.uottawa.ca/en/directory/professors/ado-abdoulkadre

New Faculty Seminar Series

Launched by the Telfer School of Management in 2017, this seminar series is an excellent opportunity for the Ottawa community to get to know our new thought leaders, who are creating knowledge that has a direct impact on organizations and society in general.


Date:
Thursday, February 14, 2019
Time:
12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location:
Telfer School of Management
Desmarais Building
DMS 7170
55 Laurier Avenue East
Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6N5
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RSVP deadline:
Wednesday, February 13, 2019, 12:00 p.m.

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