Tanzania - Rural electrification Newala - Masasi project

Project Summary

Approval Date 24 Jun 1982
Signature Date 04 Feb 1983
Planned Completion Date 30 Jun 1994
Last Disbursement Planned Date 30 Jun 1994
Sovereign / Non-Sovereign Sovereign
Sector Power
DAC Sector Code 23630
Commitment U.A 11,772,304.58
Status Completion

Project General Description

The project aims at providing a centrally controlled electrical network for the three rural towns of Newala, Masasi and Nachingwea and also power for pumping water to serve more than 200,000 people of the Makonde Plateau. The project would provide motive power for processing cashew nuts and other foreign exchange earning agro-industries and would also serve to build up electr cal load so that the proposed extentsion of the hydro-based national grid to these remote areas may become economically and financially justifiable.

Participating Organization

African Development Fund
Government Of Tanzania, United Republic of
Tanzania Electric Supply Company LTD (TANESCO)


IATI identifier 46002-P-TZ-FA0-001
Last Update 29 Nov 2022


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Geographic Location

Country Tanzania, United Republic of