Job Scam Alert

08 October 2019 | In The News

International Finance Corporation (“IFC”) and The INTERNATIONAL BANK FOR RECONSTRUCTION AND DEVELOPMENT (“World Bank”) (jointly the ”World Bank Group”) have been made aware that various individuals or organizations are posting false job advertisements in the media and offering fraudulent letters of appointment on behalf of IFC, the World Bank, and/or the World Bank Group Lighting Africa program, including through a so-called organization “Solar … Read More

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Case Study: Developing the Solar Supply Chain in Ethiopia

16 August 2018 | Benefits of off-grid, In The News, Our Resources, Program Information

This case study outlines the key role of business development as a critical pillar of the Lighting Africa program across the countries we work in. Through training on best business practices and business-to-business linkages, the program helps off-grid energy companies fine tune their business models, sales and marketing strategies, and product distribution networks, so more … Read More

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Video: Transforming Energy Access Through the Lighting Africa/Ethiopia Program

10 May 2018 | Program Information

This video outlines the work done by the joint IFC-World Bank Lighting Africa/Ethiopia program in 4 regions across Ethiopia. It introduces each of our core pillars of work; (i) market intelligence, (ii) quality assurance, (iii) consumer education, (iv) business development support, and (v) access to finance, and how these support market based approaches to increasing access to … Read More

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Off-Grid Solar Lighting Up Ethiopia

11 September 2016 | Program Information

For the millions of people living in remote rural areas of Ethiopia who lack access to the power grid or cannot afford electricity, solar energy represents an important first step on the energy access ladder. Instead of relying on kerosene, candles, dry cell batteries and other fossil fuel-based sources of power, they can now turn to … Read More

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Deep Dive Supply Chain Report, Ethiopia

05 January 2016 | Market Intelligence & Trends

Lighting Africa/Ethiopia sought to understand the solar supply chain in Ethiopia against a background of increased products and growth of the sector. The overarching objective of the research was to provide a comprehensive retail, supply and value chain analysis of the market for off-grid lighting products in Ethiopia. This report presents findings from the retail … Read More

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Lighting Africa – Ethiopia Launches Consumer Education Campaign Targeting Over 12 Million Ethiopians

22 September 2015 | Consumer Education

In Addis Ababa Name: Alasdair Miller Phone: +251 11 517 6073 E-mail: Lighting Africa – Ethiopia launches Consumer Education Campaign targeting over 12 million Ethiopians Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, September 22, 2015 – Lighting Africa – Ethiopia, a World Bank Group program aimed at accelerating the development of the market for off-grid solar lighting products … Read More

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Ethiopia – Market Intelligence Report

01 June 2013 | Market Intelligence & Trends

This report outlines research findings of a study on the lighting products market in Ethiopia. The study looks at available lighting sources, consumption and expenditures, as well as consumer preferences and willingness to pay. It also provides estimates on the market size for off-grid lighting products.

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Note de rapport de politique – Éthiopie

01 August 2012 | Market Intelligence & Trends

Cette note est le résumé d’un rapport préparé par Lighting Africa en vue d’identifier les principales barrières politiques à l’adoption de produits et services d’éclairage moderne hors réseau en Éthiopie, et propose des recommandations afin de les atténuer. Parmi les principales barriers on trouve le manque de reconnaissance des produits hors réseau, à titre d’option … Read More

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Lighting Africa Policy Report Note – Ethiopia

01 January 2012 | Market Intelligence & Trends

This note summarizes a report prepared by Lighting Africa to identify key policy barriers to the adoption of modern off-grid lighting products and services in Ethiopia, and offers recommendations for their mitigation. Key barriers include insufficient recognition of off-grid lighting products as a complementary, interim option to grid-electricity access, high cost due to the business … Read More

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