Chinese Government pledges food aid donation to Zimbabwe
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Funding agency [Type]
China Ministry of Commerce [Government Agency]
Developmental food aid/food security assistance (Code: 520)
On 22 February, 2013, visiting Chinese Commerce Minister, Chen Deming, signed an agreement for the provision of food aid to the Zimbabwean Government (See: 'Visiting Chinese commerce minister signs agreements with Zimbabwe' and 'The then Chinese Minister of Commerce Chen Deming visited Zimbabwe on February 21 -24, 2013'). The current state of this project is unknown.This was one of four agreements signed on this day with the Zimbabwean Government in a move to further cement bilateral relations (See: 'Visiting Chinese commerce minister signs agreements with Zimbabwe' and 'The then Chinese Minister of Commerce Chen Deming visited Zimbabwe on February 21 -24, 2013'). The other three agreements include:Project #30650: A $2 million grant for agricultural equipment.Project #30648: A RMB 60 million interest-free loan for rural road upgrades and acquisition of equipment for rural district councils.Project #30639: A RMB 31.5 million grant to Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation for the provision of a broadcasting van.
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Receiving agencies [Type]
Government of Zimbabwe [Government Agency]