Lighting Africa Market Baseline Report 2010

Overview of an Emerging Market

The report provides a snapshot of the off-grid lighting market and provides industry-level data and analysis on key trends. It relies on the inputs of a broad range of industry experts, manufacturers, distributors, scientists, market researchers, and NGO leaders worldwide who contributed their views, time, and advice to the preparation of this document. This included interviews with over 70 solar market players in 10 African markets, and a range of lighting product manufacturers worldwide. The report will be updated every two years.

The insights and input of many people and organizations were invaluable in the production of this report. Lighting Africa would like to thank all those who contributed to its production. The report was prepared by Dalberg Global Development Advisors, most notably Mr. Edwin Macharia, Partner, located in Nairobi, Kenya, Mr.Gaurav Gupta, Associate Partner and Mr. Michael Tsan, Project Manager based in Mumbai, India. We also want to acknowledge the role played by Dalberg consultants and researchers worldwide who conducted the market survey interviews and desk research that were an integral part of this report. In this regard, we would like to acknowledge Mr. Chris Denny-Brown, Ms. Antara Ganguli, and Ms. Nupur Kapoor, in Mumbai, India; Ms. Bilha Ndirangu and Ms. Roseline Njogu in Nairobi, Kenya; and Mr. Mallé Ibn Aboubakry Fofana in Dakar, Senegal. Additionally, we want to recognize Dalberg advisors Ms. Katie Hill, Mr. Daniel K. Rubia, and Mr. Justin Guay. Finally, our appreciation goes to the Lighting Africa team members who provided useful market research input, research support, guidance, and feedback throughout the process.


Resource Type: Market Analysis & Trends

Country: Africa

Language: English