Project ID: 1620

Chinese Government provides $21.8 million grant for Fendell Campus of the University of Liberia Renovation Project

Commitment amount

$ 38442845.39

Constant 2017 USD

Summary

Funding agency [Type]

China Ministry of Commerce [Government Agency]

Recipient

Liberia

Sector

Education (Code: 110)

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

2008

2008-06-10

Actual start

Completion

2010

2010-04-01

Planned

2010-07-21

Actual

Geography

Description

In September 2006, China granted $21.8 million USD to Liberia for the renovation and construction of the Fendall Campus for Engineering of the University of Liberia. China Guangdong Xinguang was the contractor responsible for campus construction. Construction began on June 10, 2008 and was completed on June 21, 2010. The Campus covers an area of 110,000 ㎡with 24,800 ㎡of floor space and it consists of: 27 classrooms, 4 audio rooms, 4 computer rooms, a five-roomed library, 63 offices, 3 research rooms, 8 conference rooms and 2 cafeterias; 4 two-storey buildings of students’ dormitory which can accommodate about 1,000 students; 5 three-storey staff dormitory buildings that contains 78 apartments of three categories; , auxiliary facilities including a gatehouse, a China-Liberia Friendship Tower that also houses a huge water tank in side, a power house accommodating three 750KV generators, a water-pumping house, a sports ground with a football court in the center, 2 basketball courts and a tennis court; and some teaching facilities like power point projectors, computers, and a broadcasting system. The Chinese government also provided furniture as an additional program to the project.

Number of official sources

9

Number of unofficial sources

6

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Details

Cofinanced

No

Receiving agencies [Type]

Government of Liberia [Government Agency]

Implementing agencies [Type]

Guangdong Xinguang International Engineering Company Ltd [No Organization Type Specified]