Senior Project Advisor
Tanzania, Africa, China, foreign aid
After colonial powers pulled out, brand-new states lacked the capacity and experience to effectively govern. African countries were suddenly faced with questions of nation building. Many countries, such as Tanzania, turned to China as a partner in many respects. This paper explores how the nature and motivation of China-Tanzania relations have not seen a significant change over time. This relational consistency and success refute current Western claims that China exerts predatory foreign policy on African countries.
Gentry, Lucy, "A History of China-Tanzania Relations: How China Became Donor, Friend, and Foe" (2023). WWU Honors College Senior Projects. 646.
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