Published on 21 November 2011

Alassane Ouattara's energy strategy

Ivory Coast's energy sector suffered greatly from the country's political crisis. Oil production has dropped by 33% compared with 2009 while energy generation has been falling off steadily for several years. To give a push to production, president Alassane Ouattara has roped in specialists who are meeting regularly with private companies to prod them into boosting their operations in the country.

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