CDB Reports


New controversy over the handling of public health donations

After the recent criticism levelled at the Red Cross Society of Hubei for allegedly mismanaging donations, another charity has come under criticism for the way it has handled donations for the coronavirus health crisis. The Wuhan branch of the China…

Hannah Ryder: Understanding the Africa-China Relationship

Development Reimagined is a Beijing-based consultancy which aims to help African stakeholders manage their relationship with China. Its founder, Hannah Ryder, talks to CDB about how the Africa-China relationship can be made to work for African countries, what Chinese NGOs can contribute to Africa, Chinese aid policies and much more.

Project HOPE donates medical equipment to Hubei Province

Project HOPE, the humanitarian NGO based in the United States, has collected medical equipment including 400,000 N95 face masks and 14,000 items of protective clothing for doctors, and it has shipped them to China in two batches in order to…

Volunteer in Wuhan dies after getting infected

Pengpai News (澎湃新闻) has reported on the death of a volunteer in Wuhan who became infected with the coronavirus pneumonia. The volunteer, named He Hui, was 54 years old and a member of the Wuhan Voluntary Driver Team. Volunteers recruited…

Social workers spurred into action against coronavirus

The present time is a critical period for the prevention and control of the pneumonia outbreaks linked to the new coronavirus. As an important part of the social forces and the professional and technical personnel engaged in specialized social service…

Beyond the Coronavirus: a Safer Food System for China

The recent outbreak of a new respiratory disease in Wuhan has been traced back to a market selling live and wild animals. This article presents some policy recommendations for avoiding such outbreaks in the future.

From NGO to Social Enterprise: An Interview with NPI and 724 Hub

While the definition of a social enterprise remains unclear in China, Chinese nonprofits are drawn to this new moneymaking game, which many believe is the answer for achieving self-sufficiency without losing their social mission. In this article, experts from social enterprise incubator 724 Hub and NPI share their advice on whether a NGO should turn to social enterprise.