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Construction / Infrastructure in Guinea-Bissau

  • Africa: Experts Explore Infrastructure and Cooperation to Improve Lives

    BOTSWANA, 2017/11/01 Addis Ababa — African economies require structural transformation to attain sustained increase that trickles down to all its peoples, an official from the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) told experts gathered at the organization’s Ethiopian headquarters. Soteri Gatera, who heads the ECA’s Industrialization and Infrastructure Section, says only such “inclusive” economic increase will help resolve the “persistent social economic problems” Africa faces.
  • Consortium from Spain signs agreement to build 20 projects in Guinea-Bissau

    SPAIN, 2015/11/22 Spanish consortium “Ribert Investment & Business Trust/Indico PLC” will soon start construction of 801 low-cost houses in a suburb of Bissau, the capital of Guinea-Bissau, announced Roberto Mondejar, head of the business group. The construction of social housing is one of 20 projects that the consortium intends to run in Guinea-Bissau, under an agreement signed between the Government of Guinea-Bissau and Roberto Mondejar, who heads the group of Spanish businessmen who on Wednesday began a four-day visit to the country.
  • Chinese project to link Bissau by motorway to other West African capitals

    GUINEA-BISSAU, 2012/11/25 Bissau, the capital of Guinea Bissau, will in next be linked by motorway to other West African capitals, as the result of a project launched by the Chinese government and by the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). Construction of the Trans-West African Highway, which will be 2,000 kilometres long, is among of an agreement to develop facilities and for economic cooperation signed last week in Abuja, Nigeria, by the Chinese government and ECOWAS, according to Nigerian website Ventures. The agreement was signed by the Chinese deputy Trade Minister, Li Jinzao, and ECOWAS representatives.