Xiaoxue Weng

Xiaoxue Weng is a Researcher at Natural Resources Group. Her research focuses on natural resources governance, the informal economy, and the evolving role of Chinese and other emerging market players in Africa. As a part of her work, she engages closely with Chinese and African policymakers in the natural resource sector as well as Chinese, African, and international civil society organizations. She builds partnerships in China, Africa, and Europe for the International Institute for Environment and Development’s work on Chinese overseas investment in the global South.

Last Updated: May 11, 2016

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