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Guinea-Bissau

Guinea-Bissau and the AfDB

Since the start of its cooperation with Guinea-Bissau in 1976, the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has financed, excluding multinational projects, 38 operations (24 projects, 7 institutional support operations, 3 studies, 3 emergency assistance operations and one line of credit) representing total net commitments of UA 188.08 million (about CFAF 150 billion).

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Guinea-Bissau Economic Outlook

  • Projected real GDP growth of about 5% in 2017 and 2018 is expected to strengthen the posttransition recovery but political uncertainty remains an obstacle to a tangible economic take-off.
  • Economic and social prospects remain fragile because they depend strongly on the cashew sector, on the continuity of reforms undertaken and on the political environment.
  • The industrialisation of Guinea-Bissau requires basic infrastructures to be rebuilt, especially for transport and energy, which cannot currently support the blossoming secondary sector; it also requires an improved business climate and stronger human capital.

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Key Facts

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Capital: Bissau
Area: 36,125 sq km
Total Population 2017: 1.9 Million
Urban Population 2017: 73.50%
Female Population 2017: 49.70%
GDP: US$ 1.3 Billion
GNI Per Capita 2015: US$ 590
Inflation Rate: 3.00%
Crude Birth Rate (per 1000): 35.60%
Human Development Index (rank / 188): 178
Human Development Index (scale 0 to 1): 0.424
Membership Date: 15/05/1975
Cumulative Approvals (1967-2016): UA 232.4 Million

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Bureau du Programme National de la Guinée-Bissau

Groupe de la Banque africaine de Développement
Rua Rui Djassi, Bâtiment des Nations Unies, 4è étage
Bissau, Guinée-Bissau

Tél : (245) 3201348
Fax : (245) 3201753

M. Albino Jose Cherno Embalo, Assistant administratif

West Africa Region

Mr. M. Janvier LITSE, Director West Africa Region

African Development Bank Group
24ème Etage, Immeuble CCIA, Plateau
01 Boite Postale 1387 Abidjan 01
Côte d’Ivoire

TEL. : (+225) 20 26 40 47