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Chapter 4: What is Electricity Used for in Rural Areas?
The most common uses of electricity are lighting and television, and there is some resistance to using
Chapter 1: IntroductionChapter 2: World Bank Lending for Rural ElectrificationChapter 3: Who Benefits from Rural Electrification?Chapter 5: The Benefits of Rural ElectrificationChapter 6: Conclusions and Lessons Learned
Electrification has beneficial impacts for clinics and for the attraction and retention of skilled staff in schools and health centers
Though some countries have seen greater productive use of rural electrification, it has not led to industrial rural development
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Source: World Development Indicators, FAO Stats.
Source: IEG analysis of survey data.