Project ID: 1722

Experts for Maintenance and Training of Technicians for Liberian Broadcast System

Pledged amount

$ 1692086.418

Constant 2017 USD

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Summary

Funding agency [Type]

Unspecified Chinese Government Institution [Government Agency]

Recipient

Liberia

Sector

Communications (Code: 220)

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

Pipeline: Pledge (The next section lists the possible statuses.)

Pledge

Commitment

Implementation

Completion

Suspended

Cancelled

Milestones

Commitment year

2010

2012-01-01

Planned implementation start

2013-12-01

Planned completion

Geography

Description

A delegation including the Deputy Minister of Commerce of the People's Republic of China, Fu Ziying carried out a four-day official visit from April 22 to 25, 2010. Following Bilateral Discussions a signing ceremony between the Governments of the Republic of Liberia and the People's Republic of China where six agreements were signed, including an agreement regarding the Liberia Broadcasting System (LBS). Under the agreement, China will dispatch five experts to LBS and provide maintenance of the facilities and training for LBS technicians. The Chinese technicians are expected to be in Liberia from January 2012 to December 2013 to improve the sound quality of ELBC Radio and the television stations. The five technicians include a technician for satellite and transmission, one for antenna and transmitter, another for mechanics and electrics, one for broadcasting equipment and the fifth person will serve as an interpreter to provide technical instructions in the operation and maintenance of facilities at LBS.The amount, according to Ambassador Jianhuan, shall be paid out of the gratuitous assistance stipulated in the agreement on economic and technical cooperation signed between the two governments on September 27, 2011 (project id#1822)

Number of official sources

1

Number of unofficial sources

5

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Cofinanced

No