Hodan Osman Abdi is a Research Fellow with the Institute of African Studies at Zhejiang Normal University, where she is also the Executive Director of the Center for East African studies. She received a Ph.D. in Communication studies from Zhejiang University and has since then published several journal articles and translated books. She is also the co-director of the award-winning documentary film Africans in Yiwu, a six-episode documentary film describing the lives of the African community in one of China’s most popular business hubs. Recently, Abdi was appointed as a Senior Adviser to the President of the Federal Government of Somalia to advise on policies and strategies to promote Somalia-China Investment and Economic relations.

Last Updated: June 7, 2018

Somalia Aims to Be Heard at Upcoming China-Africa Mega Summit

Eric Olander, Cobus van Staden & more
Around 50 African leaders are expected to be in Beijing in September for the upcoming Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) summit. While Africa’s largest and most strategically important countries will likely do very well, receiving huge...