Project ID: 1258

Chinese railway experts help modernize Namibian railway network

Summary

Funding agency [Type]

Unspecified Chinese Government Institution [Government Agency]

Recipient

Namibia

Sector

Transport and storage (Code: 210)

Flow type

Free-standing technical assistance

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

Implementation (The next section lists the possible statuses.)

Pledge

Commitment

Implementation

Completion

Suspended

Cancelled

Milestones

Commitment year

2003

Description

In 2003, China agreed to provide railway experts to TransNamib to advise on the modernization of the railway network. In January of 2004, four engineers from China arrived in Namibia to take charge of assembling locomotives and training staff at the company. The engineers would also be joined by three technicians.

Number of official sources

0

Number of unofficial sources

4

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Details

Cofinanced

No

Receiving agencies [Type]

TransNamib [State-owned Company]

Implementing agencies [Type]

China Railway Materials Import & Export Co., Ltd. (CRMIE) [State-owned Company]