Project ID: 18590

China introduces Hybrid Rice Production in Liberia (Linked to Project ID#1653)

Summary

Funding agency [Type]

Unspecified Chinese Government Institution [Government Agency]

Recipient

Liberia

Sector

Agriculture, forestry, fishing (Code: 310)

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

Implementation (The next section lists the possible statuses.)

Pledge

Commitment

Implementation

Completion

Suspended

Cancelled

Milestones

Commitment year

2011

Geography

Description

On November 16, 2011, China-assisted Central Agricultural Research Institute Agricultural Technology Demonstration Center introduced a new hybrid rice plantation in Liberia. Chinese assistance to facilitate agricultural technology demonstration center began operations in January of this year and has planted 70 acres of rice with a yield of 400 kg per mu or more. The Chinese government and agricultural experts managed the demonstration center. On the afternoon of February 9, 2012, Liberian Minister of Ministry of Agriculture, Florence A. Chenoweth was invited to visit the hybrid rice plantation in the hybrid rice demonstration field of China Liberia-aid agricultural technology demonstration center. No information about the cost of the project could be found.The construction of the agricultural technology demonstration center is captured by Project ID#1653.

Number of official sources

3

Number of unofficial sources

3

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Details

Cofinanced

No

Receiving agencies [Type]

Government of Liberia [Government Agency]