Project ID: 11413

China Funds Upgrade of UBC's Broadcasting Facilities in Uganda

Commitment amount

$ 3222162.914

Constant 2017 USD

Summary

Funding agency [Type]

Unspecified Chinese Government Institution [Government Agency]

Recipient

Uganda

Sector

Communications (Code: 220)

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

2006

Implementation

2007

2007-11-01

Actual start

Completion

2011

2011-07-01

Actual

Description

In 2006, Uganda and China signed an agreement for China to give the Uganda Broadcasting Corporations (UBC) a grant of 1,827,210 USD to establish additional channels and upgrade its broadcasting facilities. In November 2007, China sent a 5 person delegation to Uganda to assess measures which UBC technical facilities can be upgraded. The construction started on March 2011 and ended on July 2011.

Number of official sources

2

Number of unofficial sources

2

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Details

Cofinanced

No

Receiving agencies [Type]

Uganda Broadcasting Corporation (UBC) [State-owned Company]

Implementing agencies [Type]

China International Television Corporation [State-owned Company]