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China's Foreign Aid

A major provider of foreign aid and developmental assistance during the Cold War and postcolonial eras, the People's Republic of China sought not only to enable underdeveloped, postcolonial nations to achieve more genuine economic independence, but also to showcase the Chinese style of development projects. This collection documents China's foreign aid efforts in Africa, Asia, and elsewhere around the world. (Image: Premier Zhou Enlai's with the President of Ghana Kwame Nkrumah in 1964.)