Project ID: 33706

China provides technical trainings for Laos' drug control programs in Yunnan province (linked to #33768)

Summary

Funding agency [Type]

Unspecified Chinese Government Institution [Government Agency]

Recipient

Lao People's Democratic Republic

Sector

Government and civil society (Code: 150)

Flow type

Scholarships/training in the donor country

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

Description

On 24 May 2002, China pledged to provide more technical assistance to Laos in carrying out drug control programmes, specifically covering the training of drug control officials and the provision of alternative crops to replace opium. At a recent meeting for Chinese and Lao drug control officials in Beijing, the two sides outlined methods to strengthen cooperation and the exchange of drug-related information, the development of alternative crops, and to curb drug abuse to combat the problem.In furtherance of the agreement, China has opened a 30-day course on drug control for 30 Lao security officers in China's Yunnan province. The 2005 resource mentions that the 2002 course had been completed.

Number of official sources

1

Number of unofficial sources

2

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Details

Cofinanced

No

Receiving agencies [Type]

Government of Laos [Government Agency]

Implementing agencies [Type]

China Ministry of Public Security [Government Agency]