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  • Does Tanzania’s Natural Gas Boom Mean Jobs, Electricity?

    By D.A. Barber, 10:52 am AFKI Original

    The Tanzanian government and local officials promise the booming natural gas industry will mean jobs and electricity for locals, not another resource curse. Tanzania is on a boom trajectory due to ongoing natural gas discoveries offshore. But it’s not just about gas industry jobs. The natural gas boom is also viewed as a ticket to increasing access to electricity in a country where just 24 percent of Tanzanians are connected to the national power grid.

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