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Sierra Leone: WBG approves $50m for utility reform project
The World Bank’s International Development Association approved additional financing worth $50m on 17 May for the Energy Sector Utility Reform Project. The government will contribute $1m. Following a slow start in 2013-14, the programme has supported the Electricity Distribution and Supply Authority (EDSA) with a management contract, capacity building and rehabilitation and expansion of the distribution network. The bank provided $40m for the initial project.
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