On-Grid Rural Electrification in Benin – A Socio-economic Baseline Study on a GTZ Project
AbstractThe present study analyses the socio-economic impacts of an electrification measure conducted by the Dutch-German Energy Partnership Energising Development in Benin. First impressions on impacts of electrification measures could be obtained based on surveys of about 290 households, 60 small enterprises and 60 social infrastructure facilities prior to the intervention, as well as a total of 120 interviews in already electrified villages. The latter are located in immediate vicinity to the project region serving as a comparison group. A comprehensive description of the socio-economic conditions in the project villages with a specific focus on energy-related aspects gives an account of the status quo before electrification as part of the project monitoring and sheds light on energy usage in non-electrified villages in the survey region.
Download InfoIf you experience problems downloading a file, check if you have the proper application to view it first. In case of further problems read the IDEAS help page. Note that these files are not on the IDEAS site. Please be patient as the files may be large.
Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by Rheinisch-Westfälisches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung in its journal RWI Materialien.
Volume (Year): (2010)
Issue (Month): (04)
You can help add them by filling out this form.
CitEc Project, subscribe to its RSS feed for this item.
- Gunther Bensch & Jörg Peters & Maximiliane Sievert, 2012. "Fear of the Dark? – How Access to Electric Lighting Affects Security Attitudes and Nighttime Activities in Rural Senegal," Ruhr Economic Papers 0369, Rheinisch-Westfälisches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Universität Dortmund, Universität Duisburg-Essen.
- Peters, Jörg & Vance, Colin & Harsdorff, Marek, 2011. "Grid Extension in Rural Benin: Micro-Manufacturers and the Electrification Trap," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 39(5), pages 773-783, May.
For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Sabine Weiler).
If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.
If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.
If the full references list an item that is present in RePEc, but the system did not link to it, you can help with this form.
If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.
Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.