Project ID: 12127

Chinese Government provides $39.9 million grant for Government Office Block Construction Project

Commitment amount

$ 62408492.1

Constant 2017 USD

Summary

Funding agency [Type]

China Ministry of Commerce [Government Agency]

Recipient

Uganda

Sector

Government and civil society (Code: 150)

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

2007

Implementation

2008

2008-11-01

Planned start

2008-11-01

Actual start

Completion

2012

2011-05-01

Planned

2012-01-12

Actual

Description

Following a visit to Uganda by Wen Jiabao in 2006, the Chinese Government pledged to provide in grant funding the construction of a government office block. Then, in 2007, the Chinese Government committed $39,968,675 in grant funding. The project involved the construction of the Office of the President, Office of the Prime Minister, a conference hall, auxiliary facilities and a parking lot. The project began on November 1, 2008. Construction ended in August 2010 and the project was handed over in an official ceremony on January 12, 2012. Yanjian Group was the contractor responsible for project implementation. As of April 7, 2020, the Aid Management Platform (AMP) of the Government of Uganda's Ministry of Finance, Planning, and Economic Development recorded total disbursements through this grant as amounting to $25,384,213.04 (or 64% of the original grant commitment amount).

Additional details

The Chinese project title is 乌干达政府办公楼项目正.

Number of official sources

11

Number of unofficial sources

9

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Details

Cofinanced

No

Receiving agencies [Type]

Government of Uganda [Government Agency]

Implementing agencies [Type]

Yanjian Group Co., Ltd. [Private Sector]; Beijing Institute of Architectural Design (Group) Co., Ltd. (BIAD) [State-owned Company]