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Area: 5888268 km2
Brazil; Peru; Suriname; France; Colombia; Guyana; Bolivia; Venezuela; Ecuador
Santa Cruz; Manaus; La Paz
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Water-Related Challenge Costs

Total annual estimated cost to address all water-related challenges: $1,030,874,103.00

Share of total annual estimated cost to address each individual challenge (2015 $USD):

  • Access to Drinking Water: $265,277,189.00 - [26%]
  • Access to Sanitation: $160,336,652.00 - [16%]
  • Industrial Pollution: $18,835,596.00 - [2%]
  • Agricultural Pollution: $309,742,966.00 - [30%]
  • Water Scarcity: $104,869,350.00 - [10%]
  • Water Management: $171,812,350.00 - [17%]

For more about this data, see information on WRI’s Achieving Abundance dataset here.

Water Challenges

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Country Overview

Guinea-Bissau, one of the world’s poorest and most fragile countries, has a population of about 1.8 million. Guinea-Bissau’s Atlantic Ocean coast is composed of an archipelago, the Bijagos, of more than 100 islands. It borders Senegal to the north and Guinea to the south and east, and despite its size, is host to a large variety of ethnic groups, languages, and religions.

(World Bank) 

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Organizations in Guinea

Our organization aims to promote international cooperation between the local's authorities of developed countries and the communities of The Republic Of Guinea around projects achieving sustainable development goals. Learn More

Projects in Guinea

To help provide Clean Drinking Water to Rurals Communities within littoral of Atlantic Ocean region of Basse Guinea, also a protection of mangrove to improve their development. Project Results Local peoples without clean drinking water, instead a salted one. Healthy … Learn More

Reforestation and Management of Niger Basin source in Faranah, Guinea. That river from Faranah, Guinea /Conakry runs through four- West African Countries: Mali, Niger, Benin, and Nigeria. That source needs conservation, reforestation /soil restoration, protection, public awareness /education, monitoring, manage, … Learn More

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