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Quick Facts

Population Size (2014): 50.76 million
Per Capita GDP (2014): USD 948
Electricity Access Rate (2015): Rural 21%, Urban 55% (estimated), National 36%

What’s Happened

Market Intelligence study (Dec 2013)
Off-grid lighting and energy services stakeholder meeting (May 2015)

What’s Next

Project to address market entry barriers to allow for vibrant private sector to thrive, provide business development support, promote consumer education, and work with the government to promote off-grid lighting as a rural electrification strategy.
Definition and integration of an off-grid lighting component within the rural electrification and expansion project currently being designed.