Liberia: More details released on World Bank project

Issue 432 - 11 Feb 2021 | 3 minute read

The World Bank Group (WBG) has released more details about the $64.2m first phase of its Liberia Electricity Sector Strengthening and Access Project. The WBG’s International Development Association is proposing a $44m loan and $15m grant for the project. Japan is funding $2.7m and a further $2.5m is expected from the Energy Sector Management Assistance Programme. Liberia’s government is aiming for universal access to electricity by 2030 through its National Electrification Strategy, which envisions the population being supplied by both on- and off-grid technologies.

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