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Table 1 Summary of projects in the China to Africa Aid Database (2000–12)

From: China’s role as a global health donor in Africa: what can we learn from studying under reported resource flows?

Health sector category Number of projects Percentage of all HPWS projects Value of commitments (USD million) Mean value of valued projects (USD million) Percentage of total Chinese health aid Percentage of projects with data on value Percentage of projects deemed ODA like
Health* 201 78.8 1,325 13.5 43.7 49 85.1
Population* 14 5.5 37 3.3 1.2 79 78.6
Water and Sanitation 20 15.7 1,667 57.5 55.0 73 57.5
Total HPWS projects 255   3,030     
Total CAAD projects 1,686   84,811     
  1. *CRS activity codes are as follows: Health, 120; Population, 130; Water and Sanitation, 140. In addition, two health and population projects identified from the manual inspection of the entries coded in 160 were added to the appropriate health or population category.