This introductory article explains the rationale behind this issue of the IDS Bulletin and identifies the key issues and research questions addressed by the contributors. The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is the source of significant academic and policy debate, in terms of how it is defined and how far it can contribute to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030.
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Gu, J.; Corbett, H. and Leach, M. (2019) Introduction: The Belt and Road Initiative and the Sustainable Development Goals: Opportunities and Challenges. IDS Bulletin 50.4
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