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Foreign Trade and Business in Guinea-Bissau (cashew nut), Bissorã, Bolama

Foreign Trade and Business in the Republic of Guinea-Bissau, Bafatá, Gabú, Master in Foreign Trade and Global Marketing

Guinea-Bissau is a West African country

  1. Total Bissau-Guinean population: 1.7 million inhabitants
  2. The capital of Guinea-Bissau is Bissau (400,000 inhabitants)
  3. Main economic activity: cashew nut exports
  4. Bissau-Guinean natural resources: bauxite, wood, petroleum and phosphates
  5. The gross domestic product (GDP) per capita of Guinea-Bissau is one of the lowest in the world
  6. More than 66% of the population of Guinea-Bissau lives below the poverty line
  7. Currency of Guinea-Bissau: CFA Franc
  8. Guinea-Bissau share borders with Guinea and Senegal
    1. Access to the Dakar-Lagos Corridor
    2. Gambia-Senegal Highway

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Guinea-Bissau (Bissau-Guinean Students, Masters, Business)

EENI Global Business School Professors in Guinea-Bissau

Fernandinho Domingos Sanca, Guinea-Bissau (Professor, EENI Business School) Fernandinho Domingos Sanca

Adérito Wilson Fernandes, Guinea-Bissau (Professor, EENI Business School) Adérito Fernandes

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  1. Total Bissau-Guinean area: 36,120 square kilometres
  2. Climate of Guinea-Bissau: tropical
  3. Calling code of Guinea-Bissau: 245
  4. Country code top-level domain: .gw
  5. Guinea-Bissau was part of the Kingdom of Gabu, as well as part of the Mali Empire

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Largest Bissau-Guinean cities:
  1. Bissau
  2. Bafatá
  3. Gabú
  4. Bissorã
  5. Bolama
  6. Cacheu
  7. Bubaque
  8. Catió
  9. Mansôa
  10. Buba

Regionsof the Republic of Guinea-Bissau

The Republic of Guinea-Bissau is divided into eight regions:

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  1. Bafatá
    1. Population of Bafatá: 225,000 inhabitants
    2. Area of Bafatá: 5,981 square kilometres
    3. Capital: Bafatá
    4. Sectors of Bafatá:
      1. Bafatá
      2. Bambadinca
      3. Contuboel
      4. Galomaro
      5. Gamamundo
      6. Xitole
    5. Border of Bafatá with Senegal
    6. Cotton mill
  2. Biombo
    1. Population of Biombo: 97,000 inhabitants
    2. Area of Biombo: 838 square kilometres
    3. Capital: Quinhámel
    4. Sectors:
      1. Prábis
      2. Quinhámel
      3. Safim
  3. Bolama-Bijagos (Illes)
    1. Population of Bolama-Bijagos: 34,000 inhabitants
    2. Area of Bolama-Bijagos: 2,624 square kilometres
    3. Capital: Bolama
    4. Sectors:
      1. Bolama
      2. Bubaque
      3. Caravela
      4. Uno
  4. Cacheu
    1. Population of Cacheu: 193,000 inhabitants
    2. Area of Cacheu: 5,174 square kilometres
    3. Capital: Cacheu
    4. Sectors:
      1. Bigene
      2. Bula
      3. Cacheu
      4. Caió
      5. Canchungo
      6. Sao Domingos
    5. Border of Cacheu with Senegal
  5. Gabú
    1. Population of Gabú: 215,000 inhabitants
    2. Area of Gabú: 9,150 square kilometres
    3. Capital: Gabú
    4. Sectors:
      1. Boé
      2. Gabú
      3. Pitche
      4. Pirada
      5. Sonaco
    5. Border with Senegal
  6. Oio
    1. Population of Oio: 225,000 inhabitants
    2. Area of Oio: 5,403 square kilometres
    3. Capital of Oio: Farim
    4. Sectors of Oio:
      1. Bissorã
      2. Farim
      3. Mansaba
      4. Mansôa
      5. Nhacra
    5. Border with Senegal
  7. Quinara
    1. Population of Quinara: 63,000 inhabitants
    2. Area of Quinara: 3,138 square kilometres
    3. Capital of Quinara: Buba
    4. Sectors of Quinara:
      1. Buba
      2. Empada
      3. Fulacunda
      4. Tite
  8. Tombali
    1. Population of Tombali: 95,000 inhabitants
    2. Area of Tombali: 3,736 square kilometres
    3. Border of Tombali with Guinea
    4. Capital of Tombali: Catió
    5. Sectors:
      1. Bedanda
      2. Cacine
      3. Catió
      4. Komo
      5. Quebo

And the autonomous sector of Bissau

Economic Organisations (Guinea-Bissau)

  1. West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU)
  2. United States-WAEMU Agreement
  3. Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)
  4. Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD)
  5. Organisation for the Harmonisation of Business Law in Africa (OHADA)

West African Economic and Monetary Union WAEMU/ UEMOA: Benin, Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Mali, Niger, Senegal, and Togo

  1. African Union (AU)
  2. African Union Development Agency (AUDA-NEPAD)
  3. Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA)
  4. African Development Bank (AfDB)

Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone...

Religion in Guinea-Bissau:

  1. Sunni Islam (50% of the Bissau-Guinean population)
  2. African Traditional Religions
  3. Christianity (10%)

Main languages and ethnicities Bissau-Guinean:

The official language of Guinea-Bissau is Portuguese (only 14% of the Bissau-Guinean population speak Portuguese)

The most spoken language is Creole Bissau-Guinean

  1. Creole Bissau-Guinean is recognised as a regional language
  2. 90% of the Bissau-Guinean population speak Creole Bissau-Guinean

The most important ethnicities of Guinea-Bissau are:

  1. Balantes: 30% of the Bissau-Guinean population
  2. Fula: 20%
  3. Manjaques: 14%
  4. Mandinka: 13%
  5. Papels: 7%

History of Guinea-Bissau

  1. 13th Century: Mandinka Kingdom of Gabou
  2. 1446: arrival of the Portuguese
  3. 1869: Portuguese colony
  4. 1953: war of Independence (Amílcar Cabral).
  5. Carnation Revolution
  6. Independence of Guinea-Bissau: 1973 (Portugal)
  7. 1998 - 1999: civil war of Guinea-Bissau

Higher Education in Guinea-Bissau

  1. Amílcar Cabral University

Guinea-Bissau is a member of the African and Malagasy Council for Higher Education (CAMES)

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