BGFA Liberia

Electrification rates in Liberia are amongst the lowest in the world: in the capital Monrovia, less than 20% of the population has access to electricity, and only about 3% of the rural population is connected to the grid.

Liberia

Beyond the Grid Fund for Africa in Liberia

However, the Government of Liberia has set ambitious development goals for electrifying the country, and BGFA’s contribution intends to help reach these goals.

Currently, most donor-funded programmes focus on grid-connected infrastructure or policy reform, and ongoing off-grid initiatives represent a small share of the total needs. BGFA sees high potential to help over 3.3 million people by growing the off-grid energy market in Liberia, bringing a very useful push to an underfunded sector.

Latest News & events

Upcoming Call for Proposals in Burkina Faso, Liberia, Mozambique and Zambia
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Upcoming Call for Proposals in Burkina Faso, Liberia, Mozambique and Zambia

Following the decision made at the first Steering Committee of the Beyond the Grid Fund for Africa (BGFA), BGFA will launch a Call for Proposals this autumn inviting interested off-grid ...

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COP25 Side Event: Mobilising Investment for Off-Grid Energy Solutions in African Countries
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COP25 Side Event: Mobilising Investment for Off-Grid Energy Solutions in African Countries

At this side event, a high-level panel with representatives of European and African governments, international finance institutions and non-profit organisations will discuss the main barriers to the development of markets ...

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Outcomes: Stakeholder Workshop Monrovia
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Outcomes: Stakeholder Workshop Monrovia

On 29 October 2019, a stakeholder workshop was held in Monrovia, Liberia, to gather challenges, opportunities and ideas for the design of the BGFA funding round to be launched in ...

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