Lending for electric power in Sub-Saharan Africa by Alvaro J. Covarrubias

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Cuando hubo compromiso político, éste se debió menos a la persuasión ejercida por el Banco que a las crisis políticas que se registraron, por ejemplo, en Burundi, Côte d'Ivoire, Ghana y Guinea. No hay evidencias de que el Banco se haya esforzado por ganar el apoyo de los que podrían beneficiarse con la reforma ni de cambiar los incentivos para conseguir el de quienes podrían perjudicarse con ella.

El PIB medio per cápita de los 26 países de Africa al sur del Sahara que recibieron créditos o préstamos del Banco para proyectos de energía eléctrica era de $304 en 1994. Su crecimiento económico, que había sido de 5,5 por ciento anual en el período 197080, experimentó un estancamiento hasta 1985 y a partir de entonces disminuyó a los niveles mínimos observados en los últimos tiempos. Su dotación total de recursos energéticos es considerable; hay numerosos emplazamientos para el aprovechamiento de la energía hidroeléctrica, depósitos de carbón y uranio y cuantiosas reservas de petróleo crudo y gas.

C. , or from Publications, The World Bank, 66, avenue d'Iéna, 75116 Paris, France. , 1934. Lending for electric power in Sub-Saharan Africa / Alvaro J. Covarrubias. (World Bank operations evaluation study, ISSN 1011-0984) Includes bibliographical references.  World Bank.  Series. 79'323'0967dc20 96-19589 CIP Page vii Contents Foreword xi Prefacio xii Préface xiv Acknowledgments xv Abbreviations and Acronyms xvi Executive Summary 1 Resumen 8 Résumé Analytique 17 1. Introduction 27 Study Objective 27 Study Scope and Methodology 27 Report Outline 28 Public Utilities Paradigm of the 1970s and 1980s 28 Response to the Energy Crises 28 1992 Policy Revision 29 Core Challenge for Sub-Saharan African Countries 29 2.

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