Locating China’s Obor in the global development debate5 min read . Updated: 26 May 2017, 03:27 PM IST
While the exact contours of the entire Obor initiative are not yet very clear, the idea has already been dissected inside out in the global media
China Road and Bridge Corporation, a Chinese state-owned enterprise, is building a high-speed railway line to connect Nairobi, the capital city of Kenya, to the port city of Mombasa. Many see the railway line—one of China’s many high profile investments in East Africa—as a game changer for the Kenyan economy. Many such projects are underway and tens, if not hundreds, more will be undertaken across three continents under China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) or One Belt One Road (Obor).
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