Project ID: 14342

Chinese Government provides $3.8 million grant for the Mandela Stadium Refurbishment Project

Commitment amount

$ 8305401.35

Constant 2017 USD

Summary

Funding agency [Type]

Unspecified Chinese Government Institution [Government Agency]

Recipient

Uganda

Sector

Other social infrastructure and services (Code: 160)

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

2001

Implementation

2010

2010-03-01

Planned start

2010-08-01

Actual start

Completion

2011

2011-04-17

Actual

Description

In 2001, the Chinese Government committed $3,805,345.12 in grant funding for the refurbishment of the Mandela National Stadium. Through this project, the main athletics track was resealed and marked; tartan was laid on the training track that was previously tarmacked; a new multi-purpose scoreboard was fitted; a better public address system was fixed; and security lighting outside the stadium was repaired. On August 1, 2010, work began on the refurbishment of the stadium. The stadium was handed over to the Ugandan government on April 17, 2011.

Additional details

This stadium was constructed with funding from the Chinese Government during the 1990s. The stadium that has a capacity of 45,202 people was completed in 1996 and handed over to the Ugandan government in 1997.

Number of official sources

6

Number of unofficial sources

6

Download the dataset

Details

Cofinanced

No

Receiving agencies [Type]

Government of Uganda [Government Agency]