Rural electrification. Power distribution  N/A



Electrification studies, social intermediation and electrification works in 22 localities of the lake city of Ganvié

Country : Benin. .
Client : Benin's National Heritage Promotion and Tourism Development Agency (ANPT Benin)
Start Date : 2021-02-01
Completion Date : 2023-11-30
Value of services : 608 596 €
Funder : AFD (French Development Agency ) .
Associate/Partner : N/A
Description :
The objective of the study is to enable the electrification of 22 lake communities in the commune of So-Ava, on the north shore of Lake Nokoué, at the mouth of the Sô River, in southern Benin, in the Atlantic department (10 in the boroughs of Ganvié 1 - 2 and 12 in the borough of Vekky). The project is part of a comprehensive programme carried out by the Government of Benin to rehabilitate the cultural and tourist site of Ganvié,known as the "Venice of Africa".
Description of the Actual Services Provided - Summary Pre-Projects (APS) and Detailed Projects (APD) of the 22 lake or semi-lake communities,
- Environmental and Social Impact study and Environmental and Social Management Plan of the area, subcontracted with the BRLi design office,
- The project management and monitoring of the work of the first 10 lake communities in Ganvié,
- Monitoring environmental and social management plans for project management and companies,
- Social intermediation activities allowing the addressing (including geo-referencing) of potential customers and then paying their costs of connecting to the electricity network via mobile money, in partnership with the 2 mobile operators in Benin.