Guinea - Mali Interconnection Project (WB-P166042)

  • Africa
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  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Jul 13, 2018
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Governments of Guinea and Mali
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  • Energy
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Investment Type(s)
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 84.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 380.85 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please see updated project documentation for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Feb 28, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Feb 12, 2018

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Project Description

The objectives of Guinea-Mali Interconnection Project are to:

  1. increase electricity supply to the Eastern part of Guinea;
  2. enable electricity trade between Guinea and Mali; and
  3. increase Guinea’s electricity export capability towards other West African Power Pool countries.

This project has two components.

  1. Power Transmission Infrastructure, has the following sub-components:
    1. Construction of the Transmission Interconnector;
    2. Implementation of the Environmental and Social Management Plans and Resettlement Action Plans.
  2. Implementation Support and Capacity Building, has the following three sub-components:
    1. Implementation Support;
    2. Capacity Building; and
    3. Trade Facilitation.
Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information

World Bank:
Thierno Bah
Senior Energy Specialist

Yussuf Uwamahoro
Senior Energy Specialist

Republic of Guinea
Kanny Diallo
Minister of Planning and International Cooperation 

Republic of Mali
Boubou Cisse
Minister of Economics and Finance 

Implementing Agencies:
Attou Abdenbi
Managing Director 

Dramane Coulibaly
Managing Director 


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