Madagascar – 8 April 2016

$65m support for Madagascar’s power sector

Madagascar has been granted a $65 million (£46m) loan to improve its electricity sector operations and governance.

Access to power services in the country is “low by any standards”, according to the World Bank, with current access at around 12% to 13%. Consumption in Madagascar is at 46kWh per capita versus 52kWh per capita in Ethiopia, 92kWh in Tanzania and 105kWh in Congo.

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