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

Real GDP growth stabilized at an estimated 5.3% in 2018, slightly below the 5.9% in 2017, supported by robust agriculture (with 6.3% growth) and fisheries (with 8.3% growth). The country relies heavily on agriculture, especially rice and cashew nut production. Agriculture accounts for 45.3% of GDP, almost 85% of total employment, and more than 90% of exports.

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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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Contacts

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

Mr Albino Jose Cherno Embalo, Administrative assistant

West Africa Region

Mrs Marie-Laure Akin-Olugbade, Director General

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

TEL. : (+225) 20 26 40 47

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