Madagascar Electricity Sector Operations and Governance Improvement Project - AF to ESOGIP (WB-P164318)

  • Madagascar
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Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Jun 14, 2018
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Government of Madagascar
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  • Finance
  • Technical Cooperation
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Investment Type(s)
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 40.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 40.00 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Mar 21, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Mar 1, 2018

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Project Description

The objective of the project is to improve the operational performance of the national electricity utility (JIRAMA) and improve the reliability of electricity supply in the project area and, in the event of an eligible crisis or emergency, to provide immediate and effective response to said eligible crisis or emergency. This project has five components.

  1. Improving electricity sector planning and financial sustainability - aims to improve electricity sector planning and achieving financial sustainability through the provision of Technical Assistance (TA), capacity building, and consultancy services.
  2. Strengthening operational performance and governance of JIRAMA - comprises of technical assistance, capacity building, consultancy services, and financing of supply and installation of goods and services to strengthen operational performance and enhance governance of JIRAMA.
  3. Investing in enhanced reliability of electricity, supports (a) the reinforcement of an existing 138/63 kV substation and construction of 63 kV electricity transmission lines; (b) rehabilitation and/or upgrading of existing distribution networks; (c) rehabilitation of auxiliaries of generation plants; and (d) the provision of TA and equipment/logistics to support JIRAMA to finalize the design of the activities, to prepare the bidding documents, to supervise the implementation of electricity transmission and distribution works, and to implement part of the distribution works.
  4. Project management - aims to finance the project components.
  5. Contingency emergency response - aims to address any contingency or emergency related to the project
Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information

Ministry of Budget and Finance

Implementing Agency:

Ministry of Energy and Hydrocarbons


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