By Patrick Kagenda
Over 655,000 Ugandans could by 2025 be connected to the national grid courtesy of the World Bank funding. The World Bank Board of Directors approved early this month a $120 million credit facility to improve the reliability and increase the access to electricity supply in the southwest region of Uganda.
The new loan is in line with Uganda’s National Development Plan (NDP) covering the period 2010/11 – 2014/15. It focuses on increasing access and consumption of