The Centre for China Studies (CCS) is an independent research think tank focused on the study of China, her phenomenal rise and important engagement with Africa. We are registered with the Corporate Affairs Commission with the RC 1244103 since 2015
Charting the Course for Comprehensive Understanding and Collaboration in China-Africa Relations.Our Objectives includes the following but not limited to it.
Conducting Rigorous Research on China
To carry out the study of China through rigorous research and continuous focus on her reforms and other structural changes
Arousing Public Interest
To carry out the study of China in a way that would arouse public interest especially in the field of common challenges of development between China and Africa.
Organizing Intellectual Discourse
To organize when necessary intellectual and academic discourse through symposia, seminars, workshop or any such round table that would be helpful in facilitating its objective of deepening understanding of China.
To publish periodic journal on China Africa relationship and to highlight the key issues on China Africa co-operation.
Engaging in Media Discourse
To stimulate discourse in the popular media through articles, press statement and news stories with the aim to clarify and promote understanding of the key issues on China Africa c-operation and enhance its status in the public domain.
Promoting Traditional Solidarity
To further promote Africa China traditional solidarity and its consolidation through the research of the institutional mechanism, established for the purpose, especially the Forum on China Africa Co-operation (FOCAC) which was established in 2000.
Adding Value to Bilateral Cooperation
Through rigorous research and intellectual exertions, add value to the existing co-operation between the Federal Republic of Nigeria and Peoples Republic of China and to the overall vitality and dynamism of Sino-Africa Co-operation.
Articulating Critical Paradigms
Researching and articulating new critical paradigms to enhance the existing study tools for the improvement of Africa-China Cooperation.