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The China-Arab States Cooperation Forum (CASCF)

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posted on 2022-08-15, 06:36 authored by Chun Yin Man, David Alexander PalmerDavid Alexander Palmer


The geometry of 22 countries/territories that have joined the China-Arab States Cooperation Forum (CASCF) up until August 2022. Found in 2004, CASCF promotes cooperation in various fields, such as politics, trade, culture, technology, and foreign affairs between China and Arab countries. 

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Data were collected from the BRICS policy center. The geospatial features, including polygons and boundaries of regions, are sourced from Natural Earth, Admin 0 – Countries version 5.1.1 (Published on 12 May 2022). For metadata, such as data description and available methods for geospatial data processing, please read the readme.pdf.

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This dataset features in a collection of geospatial data "Geo-mapping databases for the Belt and Road Initiative". To cite this work, available citation styles can be found here: 


CRF grant no. C7052-18G, “Infrastructures of Faith: Religious Mobilities on the Belt and Road”