Project ID: 1134

China Donates $3 million USD for Famine Relief to Kenya in 2009

Commitment amount

$ 3911145.042

Constant 2017 USD

Summary

Funding agency [Type]

Unspecified Chinese Government Institution [Government Agency]

Recipient

Kenya

Sector

Emergency response (Code: 720)

Flow type

Grant

Concessional

Yes

Category

Intent

Development (The next section lists the possible statuses.)

Commercial

Development

Representational

Mixed

Financial Flow Classification

ODA-like (The next section lists the possible statuses.)

Official Development Assistance

Other Official Flows

Vague (Official Finance)

Flows categorized based on OECD-DAC guidelines

Project lifecycle

Status

Completion (The next section lists the possible statuses.)

Pledge

Commitment

Implementation

Completion

Suspended

Cancelled

Milestones

Commitment year

2009

Completion

2009

2009-02-24

Actual

Description

On February 24, 2009 Vice President Kalonzo Musyoka disclosed that Kenya had received $3 million for famine relief from China. Musyoka said that the fund will be transferred to the Kenyan treasury to buy food. Present at the announcement were Kenyan Permanent Secretary of Home Affairs Dr. Ludeki Chweya and the Managing Director of the Chinese corporation CNOOC, Kenya Mr. Wensheng Xie.On a separate occasion, Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki announced at a ceremony to celebrate the outgoing Chinese Ambassador Zhang Ming that Ming had played a leading role in the signing of the grant.

Number of official sources

0

Number of unofficial sources

2

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Details

Cofinanced

No

Receiving agencies [Type]

Government of Kenya [Government Agency]