Project ID: 34598

Chinese Government provides $1.34 million grant for Peduase Presidential Lodge Rehabilitation Project

Commitment amount

$ 2523950.881

Constant 2017 USD

Summary

Funding agency [Type]

Unspecified Chinese Government Institution [Government Agency]

Recipient

Ghana

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

Implementation (The next section lists the possible statuses.)

Pledge

Commitment

Implementation

Completion

Suspended

Cancelled

Milestones

Commitment year

2005

Geography

Description

In 2005, the Chinese government approved a $1.34 million grant for the rehabilitation of the Peduase Presidential Lodge. This project involved structural, civil, electrical, mechanical, air-condition works. It also involved special furnishings, fixtures, fittings, draperies, and painting. Peduase is the location of a Presidential summer residence ('Peduase Lodge') was built and first used by Ghana's first President, Kwame Nkrumah. It was then used in the second republic of Ghana as the official residence of the then Ceremonial President, Edward Akufo-Addo. Since then it has not been permanently resided in by any Ghanaian head-of-state. Peduase Lodge is now used as a Presidential accommodation for the state of Ghana guests. The Presidential Lodge is in Peduase, a town near Kitase on the road to Aburi. China State Construction Engineering Corporation Ltd. was the contractor responsible for implementation of the rehabilitation project. Its work was overseen by a Ghanaian firm called Twum Boafo And Partners. Construction began in late 2005.

Number of official sources

2

Number of unofficial sources

6

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Details

Cofinanced

No

Receiving agencies [Type]

Government of Ghana [Government Agency]

Implementing agencies [Type]

China State Construction Engineering Corporation (CSCEC) [State-owned Company]