Project ID: 33165

China Donates PCVSAT Satellite Meteorology Equipment to Cambodia

Summary

Funding agency [Type]

Unspecified Chinese Government Institution [Government Agency]

Recipient

Cambodia

Sector

Government and civil society (Code: 150)

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

2005

Description

On September 12th, 2005, China and Cambodia signed the exchange certificate indicating a formal transfer of the PCVSAT satellite meteorological equipment from China to Cambodia. This markes an important achievement between the China Meteorological Administration and the Cambodian Ministry of Hydrometeorology as well indicates their sincere cooperation.This may be linked to the 'Thirty-Seventh Session of the Typhoon Committee' event that was held in Shanghai, China on 16-20 November 2004; an annual event which China Meteorological Administration. In the event, the committee has urged its own members to provide assistance for capacity building to Cambodia, North Korea and Laos through training fellowships and attachments to advanced centers, and upgrading of observation and telecommunication facilities. China's donation of the PC VSAT satellite to Cambodia can be seen in the context of this event.

Number of official sources

1

Number of unofficial sources

1

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Details

Cofinanced

No

Receiving agencies [Type]

Government of Cambodia [Government Agency]