GUINEA GUINEA | Overview

Official name: Republic of Guinea

Capital: Conakry

Official languages: French

Monetary unit: Guinea Franc

Population (million): 10.63

Total area (sq km): 245,860


OVERVIEW

Guinea situated in western Africa and lay above the Equator. The recent economic growth has been tempered by Ebola outbreak and reduction in mining investment. The economic recovery post-Ebola will enable the Government to focus its effort in combating poverty incidence in the country.

The Government of Guinea has underlined that effort to manage Ebola epidemic has become a new and urgent development issue for the country apart from reducing poverty in the society. To this end, the Government of Guinea has prepared a Post-Ebola Priority Actions Plan for the period 2015-2017

 


Year joined ICD:

Number of projects approved: 0

Gross Approval ($US million): 0

Gross Disbursement ($US million): 2.99*