Technical assistance
Rural electrification. N/A  N/A



Technical assistance for capacity building of institutions in the electricity sector in the management of the Universal Access Program in Senegal

Country : Senegal.
Client : Senegal Ministry of Finance and Budget
Start Date : 2022-11-01
Completion Date : 2025-11-30
Value of services : 1 598 600 EUROS
Funder : European Union .
Description :
Senegal has set the goal of achieving universal access to electricity by 2025. To reach this goal, Senegal has created a Coordination and Supervision Unit (UCS) of the Universal Access Programme, as well as a Steering Committee. The UCS is composed of representatives of all structures implementing electricity access projects. The Technical Assistance entrusted to IED has two main objectives:

• Support the implementation of UAP management tools
• Strengthen the capacity of the Ministry and UCS structures
Description of the Actual Services Provided Technical Assistance should, among other things :

• Involve the UCS in the operational and financial planning of the Universal Access Programme
• Establish a performance management framework
• Support the establishment of a monitoring and evaluation framework for the UAP
• Set up a manual of procedures accompanying the project management tools, and the coordination of structures
• Train the Ministry and UCS structures on issues related to access to electricity: geospatial planning of rural electrification, optimization of electrical and mechanical sizing of networks, economic and financial analysis of rural electrification projects, development of productive uses, smartgrid, etc.