Chinese grant $1 million Donation of Agricultural Tools to Liberia
Constant 2017 USD
Funding agency [Type]
Unspecified Chinese Government Institution [Government Agency]
Agriculture, forestry, fishing (Code: 310)
On January 6, 2006, Liberian Information Minister William Allen said that the Chinese government offered 1 million USD worth of Agriculture tools to the incoming government. Chinese Ambassador to Liberia Lin Songtian presented the first shipment of 6 containers to Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf on May 5, 2006. The shipment included over 630,000 cutlasses, axes, diggers, shovels, rakes, and other things. The second shipment of 18 containers arrived within the week. According to the Liberian Ministry of Agriculture 2006 Annual Report, the assortment of tools were successfully distributed during the 2006 Rice cropping season.
Number of official sources
Number of unofficial sources