Chinese Government provides RMB 360 million grant for Phase I of the Nongo Stadium Construction Project (Linked to Project ID#64472)
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Funding agency [Type]
China Ministry of Commerce [Government Agency]
Other social infrastructure and services (Code: 160)
In 2004, the Chinese Government agreed to provided a grant worth RMB 360 million to the Government of Guinea for Phase I of the Nongo Stadium (Stade Nongo) Construction Project. The purpose of the project was to construct a multi-purpose stadium that located in Kaloum Peninsula in the capital city of Conakry. The project site sits on a 240,000 square meter plot of land and had a total construction area of 34,000 square meters. There are eight standard track and field stadiums with 400-meter tracks, as well as long jump, high jump, pole vault, triple jump, shot put, hammer throw, discus, javelin, obstacle race and other track and field facilities. There is a standard football field in the central area with a large screen. The ceiling is a metal steel structure grid, and the auxiliary facilities include athlete lounge, VIP lounge, kitchen, dining room, parking lot, fence, generator room, green space, etc. In 2004, Central-South Architectural Design Institute Co. (CSADI, 中南建筑设计院) began the design work for the 50,019-person stadium, which was eventually renamed the General Lansana Conté Stadium..Shanghai Construction Group General Co. (上海建工集团总公司) was responsible for project implementation. Phase I works began on September 18, 2007 and ended on November 28, 2011. The official handover ceremony was held on January 18, 2012. The project's second phase, which was also financed by the Chinese Government (as captured via Project ID#60579), was also carried out by Shanghai Construction Group General Co. (上海建工集团总公司). Phase II works began on June 6, 2014 and ended in January 2015. The handover certificate was signed on March 18, 2015. Phase II involved renovations and upgrades to the stadium grounds such as the stadium walls, guard houses, sewage pipelines, parking lots, roads, flagpoles, and electrical facilities.
1. This facility is also called the General Lansana Conté Stadium or Unity Stadium or Conakry Stadium. In French, the stadium is known as Stade Nongo or Stade Général Lansana Conté. 2. The Chinese project title is 几内亚体育场 or 援几内亚科纳克里体育场第一期建.
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Direct receiving agencies [Type]
Government of Guinea [Government Agency]
Implementing agencies [Type]
Shanghai Construction Group General Co. [State-owned Company]
Central-South Architectural Design Institute Co.,Ltd. [Private Sector]