Project ID: 2502

China donates 30 garbage trucks to Uganda

Commitment amount

$ 3145284.732

Constant 2017 USD

Summary

Funding agency [Type]

Unspecified Chinese Government Institution [Government Agency]

Recipient

Uganda

Sector

Water supply and sanitation (Code: 140)

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

Implementation

2003

2003-12-08

Actual start

Completion

2003

2003-12-08

Actual

Description

On October 10, 2002, the Chinese Government committed RMB 12 million for the provision of Jiefang garbage trucks to the Government of Uganda. Then, on December 8, 2003 at City Hall, Kampala, the Chinese Ambassador, Li Qiangming handed over 30 Jiefang garbage trucks to Finance, Planning, and Economic Development Minister Gerald Ssendaula. 20 of the garbage trucks were given to the Kampala City Council (KCC), with 2 each going to Jinja, Mbarara, Mbale, Entebbe and Masaka.

Additional details

The formal grant agreement title for this project is '30 KCC Jiefang Tippers 2002.' Tippers are a type of truck manufactured by Jiefang. The Aid Management Platform (AMP) of the Government of Uganda's Ministry of Finance, Planning, and Economic Development recorded the total grant commitment value as $1,448,026.70. It also indicates that $1,372,104.35 USD was disbursed through this grant agreement. On May 18, 2009, a member of Uganda's Parliament named Hood Katurama complained that these Jiefang garbage trucks were no longer functional and they needed to be replaced.

Number of official sources

4

Number of unofficial sources

2

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Details

Cofinanced

No

Receiving agencies [Type]

Government of Uganda [Government Agency]; Kampala City Council [Government Agency]