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Electricity in Zanzibar's Unguja Island: Initial Evaluation Findings


  • Denzel Hankinson
  • Lauren Pierce
  • Duncan Chaplin
  • Arif Mamun
  • Minki Chatterji
  • Shawn Powers
  • Elana Safran


This issue brief presents baseline findings from the impact evaluation and the case study before the installation of a new electricity cable connecting Unguja Island in Zanzibar to the electricity grid of mainland Tanzania. Information for the baseline analysis comes from electricity data provided by the Millennium Challenge Account-Tanzania and the Zanzibar Electricity Company. The case study is based on a survey of 30 hotels. A follow-up analysis will take place in 2013.

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  • Denzel Hankinson & Lauren Pierce & Duncan Chaplin & Arif Mamun & Minki Chatterji & Shawn Powers & Elana Safran, 2011. "Electricity in Zanzibar's Unguja Island: Initial Evaluation Findings," Mathematica Policy Research Reports c064795fa86b4a18a0515356c, Mathematica Policy Research.
  • Handle: RePEc:mpr:mprres:c064795fa86b4a18a0515356ca679ff5

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    Zanzibar Unguja Island Zanzibar Electricity Company Tanzania; International;

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    • F - International Economics
    • Z - Other Special Topics


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