Djibouti - Sustainable Electrification Program

June 2, 2017

WASHINGTON, June 2, 2017 - The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors today approved the following project:

Djibouti - Sustainable Electrification Program   

IDA Credit: US$23.3 million equivalent

Credit maturity: 25 years, Grace period: 5 years

Project ID: P158505

Project Description: The project will increase access to electricity to the poorest segments of the Djiboutian population in two areas: Balbala, a slum near Djibouti‐city, and the country’s interior regions. In parallel, a technical assistance will finance a national distribution master plan to support the Government’s efforts to achieve universal electricity access by 2035. 

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