The meeting in Beijing highlighted the importance of transparency and consultation - but the initiative should do more to include affected communities.
We work in East Africa, Central Asia, South and South East Asia, and the Middle East and North Africa.
Road to recovery
Decades of conflict in South Sudan have torn communities apart. Esther and Hakim work in Torit County to bring people together to address tensions and talk over their concerns.
Finding common ground
How can China and the US work together to ensure that investments along the Belt and Road contribute to peace rather than conflict?