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Tanzania - North West Grid (400 KV NYAKANAZI – Kigoma Transmission Line )


The Bank’s Tanzania Country Strategic Paper (CSP) 2016 - 2020 is based on two strategic pillars namely (i) infrastructure development and (ii) strengthening governance and accountability. In regard to infrastructure development, the Bank’s interventions are focused on improving both domestic and regional transport connectivity as well as access to electricity. The NWG is one of the interventions mentioned in the CSP to meet the country’s development goal of enhancing energy transmission to increase electricity access. Also, the CSP is aligned with the Country’s national development strategies of achieving sustainable economic transformation as per the Tanzania Development Vision (TDV) 2025. One of the strategies of achieving the Vison is through Infrastructure Development comprising, among other things, investment in energy, water and telecommunications. The Vision 2025 is implemented through multiple medium term plans.

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