Project ID: 355

Chinese Government provides RMB 4 million grant for provision of galvanized iron sheets and nails to support construction of schools and health centers

Commitment amount

$ 761754.8913

Constant 2017 USD

Summary

Funding agency [Type]

China Ministry of Commerce [Government Agency]

Recipient

Burundi

Sector

Other multisector (Code: 430)

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

2008

Implementation

2011

2011-06-25

Actual start

Completion

2011

2011-06-25

Actual

Description

On June 23, 2010 in Bujumbura, Burundi, Chinese Vice-Foreign Minister Zhai Jun and Burundi's Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Augustin Nsanze signed for an RMB 4 million grant agreement for the provision of 29,222 galvanized iron sheets (each 5 meters long) and 80 boxes of galvanized nails. The purpose of this grant was to support the construction of schools and health centers in the country. China Development Bank was responsible for transferring the grant funds to the Government of Burundi. The grant proceeds were drawn from an Economic and Technical Cooperation Agreement (ETCA) that was signed by both governments on September 8, 2008. On June 25, 2011, Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza and Chinese Ambassador to Burundi Yu Xuzhong attended a handover ceremony for the irons sheets and nails that were purchased with grant funding from the Chinese Government. The school and health center construction project was launched in Kayanza, Burundi.

Number of official sources

0

Number of unofficial sources

3

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Details

Cofinanced

No

Receiving agencies [Type]

Government of Burundi [Government Agency]