Project ID: 2247

Chinese Government grants RMB 3.82 million for Lusaka and Kitwe Radio Stations Maintenance Project

Commitment amount

$ 1001248.973

Constant 2017 USD

Summary

Funding agency [Type]

Unspecified Chinese Government Institution [Government Agency]

Recipient

Zambia

Sector

Communications (Code: 220)

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

2002

Completion

2000

2000-09-08

Actual

Description

On December 31, 2001 and January 21, 2002, the Chinese government and the Government of Zambia signed letters of exchange related to the Lusaka and Kitwe Radio Stations Maintenance Project. The Chinese government committed RMB 3.8 million in grant funding for the provision of two FM transmitters to the Zambia National Broadcasting Corporation (ZNBC) for its radio 1 and radio 2 channels. Shanxi Construction Engineering Group was the contractor responsible for implementation, and this project was officially completed and handed over to the Zambian authorities on September 8, 2005. Chinese Ambassador to Zambia Li Baodong and Zambian Minister of Information and Broadcasting Services Vernon Mwaanga presided over the official handover ceremony.

Additional details

The Chinese project title is 赞比亚卢萨卡、基特韦电台维修项目.

Number of official sources

1

Number of unofficial sources

3

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Details

Cofinanced

No

Receiving agencies [Type]

Government of Zambia [Government Agency]

Implementing agencies [Type]

Shanxi Construction Engineering (Group) Corporation [State-owned Company]; Zambia National Broadcasting Corp. (ZNBC) [State-owned Company]