Project ID: 18334

Chinese Government donates 3,000 metric tons of maize to Zimbabwe in 2006 (linked to project #16867)

Summary

Funding agency [Type]

Unspecified Chinese Government Institution [Government Agency]

Recipient

Zimbabwe

Sector

Developmental food aid/food security assistance (Code: 520)

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

Completion

2006

2006-02-23

Actual

Description

On 23 February, 2006, Chinese Ambassador, Zhang Zianyi, attended a handover ceremony during which the Chinese Government officially delivered 3,000 metric tons of maize intended for drought stricken regions of Zimbabwe (See: China pledges more aid for Zimbabwe). Zianyi pledged continued assistance from China during such dire agricultural times (See: China pledges more aid for Zimbabwe). Finance Deputy Minister, David Chapfika, signed the handover for the Zimbabwean government, and the CEO of the Grain Marketing Board in Zimbabwe, Samuel Muvhuti, also spoke at the event (See: China pledges more aid for Zimbabwe). The monetary value of this grant is unknown. This project is completed. China had previously donated 4,500 metric tons of maize in 2003, which is recorded in the linked project #16867.

Number of official sources

1

Number of unofficial sources

1

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Details

Cofinanced

No

Receiving agencies [Type]

Government of Zimbabwe [Government Agency]