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Madagascar: The World Bank at the head of the public enterprise which provide electricity in the island

The public enterprise which provide electricity in Madagascar, Jirama, has last week experienced an exceptional financial aid of 1.3 million dollars by the World Bank.
The Malagasy Minister of Finance and Budget, Jean Razafindravonona and the Director of Operations of the World Bank to Madagascar, Mauritius, Mozambique and Comoros, Mark Lundell, thus officially recorded the imminent implementation of studies that aim to improve structural and technical performance of Jirama, as reported in the Courrier newspaper of Madagascar.
As a reminder, Madagascar is thus subjugate to some 624 hours of electricity load shedding by one year that is 26 days according to the World Bank.
Load shedding are held on average for 8 hours, and about 78 times annually in the wake of financial difficulties Jirama in charge of serving the public network.
Jirama would experience a loss of about 400 megawatts each month.

Antso Rajaona

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