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Invitation – China-Africa Industrialization & Agriculture Modernization

09 November 2016


On 9-10 November 2016, the Human Science Research Council (HSRC) will host a 2 day seminar to craft implementation strategies from the outcome of the 2015 Johannesburg FOCAC Summit. This will be done by examining sustainable industrialization, and agricultural modernization cooperation for continental growth. Three subtopics will be examined under the following themes:

1.      Effective implementation of China-Africa Industrial Cooperation
2.      China-Africa Agricultural Modernization
3.    Enhancing Synergies in China Africa Development and Cooperation

The concept note is available for download below:

For more information regarding this upcoming event, please contact Arlene Grossberg ( or Sam Lekala (

Venue: Sheraton Hotel, Pretoria, South Africa

RSVP DEADLINE: 23 October 2016

This 2 day seminar is co-sponsored by the Chinese Embassy to the Republic of South Africa, the Foreign Policy Advisory Group of the Chinese Foreign Ministry, the Human Science Research Council, and the South African Department of Technology