Delegation of the European Union to Liberia

Light Up Liberia

27/06/2018 - 00:00

Access to improved lighting

  • A replicable model for solar mini-grids is implemented in 60 rural village energy hubs throughout Bong, Lofa and Gbarpolu Counties.
  • Availability and access to improved lighting and cooking products is increased in Bong, Margibi, Grand Bassa, Lofa, Gbarpolu, Nimba and rural Montserrado Counties thanks to improved market functioning and supporting services for energy market actors.
  • Productive application of energy by agricultural cooperatives and farming households results in improved income for 5000 farmers.
  • Increased local capacity to engage the private sector in developing solutions for rural electrification.

Total Cost (EUR): 2 478 017

EU contracted amount (EUR): 2 478 017

Duration: April 2016 - March 2019

Implementing organisation: MERCY CORPS EUROPE

Funding Instrument: European Development Fund (EDF)

Benefitting zone: Liberia

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