Guinea-Bissau - Fishing Sector Support Project

Project Summary

Approval Date 31 Oct 2001
Signature Date 25 Jan 2002
Planned Completion Date 31 Dec 2011
Last Disbursement Planned Date 31 Dec 2011
Sovereign / Non-Sovereign Sovereign
Sector Agriculture and Rural Development
DAC Sector Code 31320
Commitment U.A 5,898,206.33
Status Completion

Project General Description

The Fisheries Sector Support Project is part of the country's macroeconomic policy aimed at reducing poverty and improving the food conditions of the population. It is a four-year project whose overall cost is estimated at UA 6.62 million. It is designed to address the main constraints identified in the fisheries sector. Its main achievements have been identified as follows: (i) Institutional support and retraining of 201 people at the production level and 91 people at the administrative level; (ii) the creation of an enabling environment for the establishment of the private sector in industrial fishing; (iii) the creation of favorable conditions for the landing of artisanal and industrial production; (iv) rational management of fishery resources through support research and maritime surveillance; and (v) organization, management and implementation of personnel and resources necessary for the proper execution of project activities.

Project Objectives

The project will generate the following sectoral gains: strengthen food security and reduce poverty. The project objective is to promote fishing nationwide.


Beneficiaries are: * Fisheries Administration staff, * Production people and fishermen as a whole, * Other fisheries stakeholders.

Participating Organization

African Development Fund
Ministère des Pêches


IATI identifier 46002-P-GW-AAF-003
Last Update 11 Jul 2020


Contact Details

Name GBELI Léandre

Geographic Location

Country Guinea-Bissau