Guinea Bissau

Guinea Bissau is situated on the coast of the North Atlantic Ocean, bordering Guinea and Senegal.  It is experiencing a tropical climate which is generally hot and humid; monsoonal-type rainy season (June to November); dry season (December to May). In terms of terrain, this small country is swampy along its western coast and low-lying inland. It is a resource rich country, including, but not limited to, fish, timber, bauxite, and unexploited deposits of petroleum.

Key Water Issues and Challenges

  • Overfishing
  • Deforestation
  • Soil erosion

Contact GWP Guinea Bissau

Mrs Semedo Avelina DJALO, Chair

M. Dos SANTOS, Executive Secretary 

More Information

AQUASTAT -FAO's Information System on Water and Agriculture

UN-Water Statistics


Posted: 2012-07-26

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