International Trade Centre
Source: International Trade Centre |

Guinea Eases Cross-border Trade

The ITC-trained officers will assist small-scale traders, in particular women and youth, to manage cross-border trade operations across Guinea, Sierra Leone, and Liberia

As part of the United Nations Multi-Partner Migration Trust Fund (MPTF), the International Trade Centre (ITC) inaugurated in May 2022 the very first Trade Information and Border Assistance Office in Guéckédou, Guinea at the border with Sierra Leone and Liberia (see related news on the overall initiative of the Trust Fund in…

Source: Energy Capital & Power |

Guinea-Conakry’s Energy & Power Future is Bright with 22-Block Licensing Round

This year will determine the future of Guinea-Conakry's energy sector development amidst new opportunities

Guinea-Conakry’s hydrocarbons industry is gathering steam with the tendering of 22 unexplored offshore blocks in its sights. While Senegal’s more established industry has seen over 160 wells drilled since the 1980s, Guinea-Conakry’s first exploration dates back to 2012, conducted by U.S firm HyperDynamics, followed by the entry of French oil…

Source: Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA) |

Support from TİKA to Peanut Production in Guinea

In Dubreka, the peanut producers working under the Regional Agriculture Office harvest 2-3 tons per hectare

Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TİKA) provided agricultural pesticides, seeds, fertilizers and agricultural tools to peanut producers in the city of Tondon in Dubreka situated 150 km far from the capital Conakry. In Dubreka, the peanut producers working under the Regional Agriculture Office harvest 2-3 tons per hectare. TİKA provided…

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Mali: Latest attack against UN peacekeepers leaves Guinean 'blue helmet' dead

The Guinean peacekeeper was killed by an improvised explosive device

The Secretary-General strongly condemned on Sunday, an attack in Kidal, a city in northern Mali, against a convoy of UN peacekeepers that claimed the life of a blue helmet. The Guinean peacekeeper was killed by an improvised explosive device, which detonated during a UN Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMAOpens in…

Source: World Food Programme (WFP) |

Vital humanitarian flights to hard-to-reach areas in Guinea and Niger could be grounded due to funding cuts

In Guinea, following the outbreak of Lassa fever on 29 April 2022, the Government requested UNHAS to assist with transporting tests and other medical items from Bissau to Conakry

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today warned that its UN Humanitarian Air Service (UNHAS) – that provides crucial transport links for humanitarian responders to the world’s most remote and challenging locations - will be forced to ground its planes in Guinea and Niger by August 2022 if additional…

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Dow Expands Flexible Packaging Recycling Effort Across Africa

The initiative aims to increase flexible packaging recycling in Africa to establish a market for recycled contents to help address the waste issue

Following a successful pilot phase in Nigeria, Dow expands its flexible packaging recycling initiative – Project REFLEX – into new markets in Africa (www.Dow.com); Post-consumer recyclate (PCR) produced during the pilot phase is being trialed by a large brand-owner for use in some of their packaging applications; Dow aims to divert 10,000 Metric…

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Video News Release: Championes Project for Girls in Guinea

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Beyond its practice, football is a tool for the education, development, empowerment and emancipation of young girls. FIFA (www.FIFA.com) has joined forces with AFD and PLAN INTERNATIONAL to set up Champions, a project that contributes to the transformation of social norms and gender stereotypes through the practice of sport, in particular…

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B-roll Video Release: Championnes project empowers girls in Guinea

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Beyond its practice, football is a tool for the education, development, empowerment and emancipation of young girls. FIFA (www.FIFA.com) has joined forces with AFD and PLAN INTERNATIONAL to set up Champions, a project that contributes to the transformation of social norms and gender stereotypes through the practice of sport, in…

Source: The Government of Norway |

Combating piracy in the world’s most dangerous waters

This Security Council resolution aims to help the coastal states of West Africa put in place necessary legislation and ensure prosecution of suspected pirates

The UN Security Council unanimous adopted a resolution on combating piracy in West Africa. The resolution was introduced at the initiative of Norway and Ghana, who have led the negotiations. ‘The waters off West Africa are the most dangerous in the world. Pirates have posed a threat to the safety…

Source: Energy Capital & Power |

Guinea’s Mining Sector Powered by New LNG Port Infrastructure

With its regional neighbors steaming ahead in the MSGBC gas rush, Guinea-Conakry is set to advance in regional LNG trade with a $300 million phased LNG Project

The west African nation of Guinea-Conakry has announced the construction of a $300 million phased Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) provision and distribution network which includes a full-service LNG receiving terminal, a liquefaction plant and an export terminal. The mega-project, dubbed the Guinea LNG Project, will be located at the Port…