Why the world’s poorest nation is embracing Chinese investment over Western aid.
Published on: January 10, 2014
Jacob Kushner reports on the extractives industry and development aid in Africa and the Caribbean. In 2012 his investigation scrutinizing US aid to post-earthquake Haiti won the Society of American Business Editors and Writers Award for digital investigative journalism. His research for this article was supported by a grant from the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. His eBook, China's Congo Plan, is available through iTunes and Amazon.