Project ID: 502

Chinese Government provides grant for Mushroom Cultivation Technical Cooperation Project

Summary

Funding agency [Type]

China Ministry of Commerce [Government Agency]

Recipient

Egypt

Sector

Agriculture, forestry, fishing (Code: 310)

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

2004

Completion

2008

2008-03-26

Actual

Description

On May 24, 2004, Egyptian Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Fayizah Muhammad Abu-al-Naja, and the Chinese Deputy Commerce Minister signed a grant agreement for the Mushroom Cultivation Technical Cooperation Project. This project involved the construction of a mushroom farm and the provision of technical assistance related to mushroom cultivation. China’s Ministry of Agriculture was responsible for implementation. The project commenced in July 2005 and ended in July 2007. A project handover certificate was issued on March 26, 2008. This project resulted in the introduction and cultivation of 14 new varieties of mushrooms and the training of 380 professional technicians and mushroom growers in Egypt.

Additional details

This project is also known as the China-aided Mushroom Planting Technology Project. The Chinese project title is 我援埃蘑菇种植技术项目 or 埃蘑菇种植技术项目. The monetary value of the grant commitment that supported this project is unknown.

Number of official sources

2

Number of unofficial sources

3

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Details

Cofinanced

No

Receiving agencies [Type]

Government of Egypt [Government Agency]

Implementing agencies [Type]

China Ministry of Agriculture [Government Agency]