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Tanzania to receive $476M for rural electrification expansion


World Bank has approved a $209 million financing programme that will enable the implementation of a six-year Rural Electrification Expansion Programme in Tanzania.

The project will be additionally financed by other development partners (DPs) including Norway's offer of $80 million, Sweden to provide $70 million, European Union with $50 million, England $42 million and the African Development Bank has committed $25 million, reports ESI-Africa.

The programme will be focused on expansion and improvement of rural electrification projects through increasing the capacity, improving infrastructureand empowering workers' skills in the sector.

Source: ESI-Africa