Project ID: 1702

Chinese Government provides RMB 233.5 million grant for Grand National Theater Construction Project (Linked to Project ID#47146)

Commitment amount

$ 51648554.54

Constant 2017 USD

Summary

Funding agency [Type]

China Ministry of Commerce [Government Agency]

Recipient

Senegal

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

2006

Implementation

2008

2008-12-01

Actual start

Completion

2011

2011-04-15

Actual

Geography

Description

After the resumption of diplomatic relations between the Chinese Government and the Government of Senegal in 2005, the Chinese Government agreed to provide an RMB 233.5 million grant for the Grand National Theater Construction Project in 2006. This project involved the construction of a theater with a capacity of 1,800 seats and six floors, 206 rooms, including dressing rooms, rehearsal rooms, offices, conference rooms, technical rooms, a documentation center, a meeting room, a large exhibition and performance hall. The theater is also equipped with ultra-modern sound and light equipment. The Government of Senegal agreed to provide approximately two billion CFA francs of counterpart funding to provide road, electricity, sanitation, telephone, and internet infrastructure to support the operations of the theater. China National Complete Plant Import & Export Corporation (COMPLANT) was the contractor responsible for project implementation. Construction began in December 2008 and ended in March 2011. The Grand National Theater was officially completed and handed over to the Senegalese authorities on April 15, 2011. A Chinese troupe of disabled dancers performed at the inauguration ceremony for the theater.

Additional details

The French project title is Grand Théâtre National de Dakar and Grand Théâtre National Doudou Ndiaye Rose. The Chinese project title is 塞塞内加尔国家大剧院项目. More detailed locational information can be found at https://www.google.com/maps/place/Grand+National+Theater+of+Dakar/@14.6793766,-17.4363594,15z/data=!4m2!3m1!1s0x0:0x28b4acc00e9b993e?sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwjT7t6rpOPqAhWCYTUKHbXDBG8Q_BIwFnoECBMQCA and https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/234204438.

Number of official sources

12

Number of unofficial sources

5

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Details

Cofinanced

No

Receiving agencies [Type]

Government of Senegal [Government Agency]

Implementing agencies [Type]

China National Complete Plant Import & Export Corporation Group (COMPLANT) [State-owned Company]; Government of Senegal [Government Agency]