Project ID: 34647

China provides training course on hybrid rice technology for developing countries

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Summary

Funding agency [Type]

China Ministry of Commerce [Government Agency]

Recipient

Multi-Region

Sector

Agriculture, forestry, fishing (Code: 310)

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

2009

2009-07-05

Planned implementation start

2009-09-25

Planned completion

Description

From July 5th to September 25th, 2009, the Training Course on Hybrid Rice Technology for Developing Countries was held in Changsha, Hunan Province, China. The training was funded through the Chinese Ministry of Commerce. The training was implemented by Yuan Longping High-tech Agriculture Co., Ltd, and will have include China’s opening-up and reform, the development experiences of China’s agriculture, the development of the new countryside in China, agricultural economy, Chinese traditions and culture, the development, genetics, seed production, and field management of hybrid rice in China, molecular breeding, farm machinery, grain storing and processing, soil and fertilizer management, diseases, pests, and weeds control, plant protection and other related agricultural technologies. According to the Hunan Government's photo gallery for the event, the training was attended by representatives from Guinea, the Central African Republic, Guinea-Bissau, Morocco, Chad, Algeria, Burundi, Benin, Togo, Mali, the DRC, East Timor, as well as Brunei.

Additional details

An old version of this project reported that the countries attending the course included Vietnam, Myanmar, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Brunei, the Philippines, Ethiopia, Ghana, Zimbabwe, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Uganda, Dominica, Guyana, Suriname, Jamaica, Papua New Guinea and Samoa, however, this source is no longer accessible so stage 2 coder has changed the description to reflect the available information. Additionally, this project has been marked as an umbrella project to avoid possible duplication.

Number of official sources

3

Number of unofficial sources

3

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Details

Cofinanced

No

Implementing agencies [Type]

Yuan Longping High-Tech Agriculture Co., Ltd. (LPHT) [State-owned Company]