Chinese Government provides grant for Mushroom Cultivation Technical Cooperation Project
Funding agency [Type]
China Ministry of Commerce [Government Agency]
Agriculture, forestry, fishing (Code: 310)
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.
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.
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Receiving agencies [Type]
Government of Egypt [Government Agency]
Implementing agencies [Type]
China Ministry of Agriculture [Government Agency]