Rural electrification. N/A  N/A



Development of a strategy and the implementation plan of the rural electrification component of the Energy Sector Reform Project (PRSE)

Country : Burkina Faso. .
Client : Ministry of Mines, Quarries and Energy
Start Date : 2002
Completion Date : 2002
Value of services : 98 670 €
Funder : World Bank .
Associate/Partner : N/A
Description :
This study takes place in the framework of the Reform Project of the Energy Sector, financed by the World Bank, and whose objectives are to implement a political, legal and reglementary framework in order to promote rural electrification driven by the private sector, and to support investments for a rapid expansion of rural electricity services.
The main objective for IED is to assist the Government in preparing the Implementation Plan for the Rural Electrification component to be finalized by June, 2002.
Description of the Actual Services Provided The keys activities are:
* Preparation of a strategy paper : review of experiences and programs underway, recommendations on institutional and financial frameworks, on simplified technical standards to reduce costs, and on specific means necessary to ensure linkages between electrification and high added value applications (farm, telecommunications, supply of drinking water, health, education…)
* Preparation of an Implementation Plan
* Dissemination Workshop on the national strategy.