Project ID: 31282

Hanban (Confucius Institute Headquarters) provides grant worth 1.5 billion CFA francs for the Confucius Institute Teaching Building Construction Project at Cheikh Anta Diop University of Dakar

Commitment amount

$ 2923918.6360000004

Constant 2017 USD

Summary

Funding agency [Type]

Hanban (Confucius Institute Headquarters) [Government Agency]

Recipient

Senegal

Sector

Education (Code: 110)

Flow type

Grant

Concessional

Yes

Category

Intent

Representational (The next section lists the possible statuses.)

Commercial

Development

Representational

Mixed

Financial Flow Classification

OOF-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

Implementation

2011

2011-03-24

Actual start

Commitment year

2014

Completion

2016

2016-02-16

Actual

NOTE: This project began implementation and then later secured financing from a Chinese funding agency to continue project implementation

Description

In 2009, a framework agreement to establish a Confucius Institute at University of Dakar in Senegal was signed. Then, on March 24, 2011, Liaoning University and Cheikh Anta Diop University of Dakar signed an implementation agreement for the establishment of a Confucius Institute at Cheikh Anta Diop University of Dakar (UCAD). The Confucius Institute was inaugurated on December 3, 2012. Then, in 2014, the Chinese Government and the Government of Senegal signed a grant agreement for the Confucius Institute Teaching Building Construction Project. The project involved the construction of classrooms, audio-visual rooms, a multifunctional complex, a library, and an exhibition room at the Confucius Institute at Cheikh Anta Diop University of Dakar. The monetary value of this grant commitment is 1.5 billion CFA francs. A foundation laying ceremony took place in 2014. This project was officially completed and handed over occured on February 3, 2016. An official inauguration ceremony then took place on May 8, 2017The Chinese project title is 塞内加尔达喀尔谢克.安达.迪奥普大学孔子学院教学楼项目. The French project title is Bâtiment de l'enseignement pour l'Institut Confucius de l'UCAD. The Confucius Institute at the Cheikh Anta Diop University of Dakar is located in Dakar.

Number of official sources

8

Number of unofficial sources

3

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Details

Cofinanced

No

Receiving agencies [Type]

Cheikh Anta Diop University (University of Dakar) [Other]

Implementing agencies [Type]

Cheikh Anta Diop University (University of Dakar) [Other]; Hanban (Confucius Institute Headquarters) [Government Agency]