Dossier – Les barrages hydroélectriques en Guinée : D’importants investissements pour si peu de résultats !

La Guinée est parmi les pays les moins électrifiés d’Afrique. Même dans la sous-région Ouest-africaine la plupart de nosvoisins nous dépassent en termes de couverture d’électricité de leurs pays. Malgré d’importants efforts consentis par l’État ces dix dernières années pour améliorer ladesserte en énergie électrique, les villes guinéennes sont encore obscurcies par le manque d’électricité.

MARCH 23 2020

Guinea: Bauxite Mining Boom Threatens Rights

Drive for Revenue Shouldn’t Come at Local Residents’ Expense

October 4 2018

Guinea: 4,000 chimps safe in new national park

The West African country of Guinea is establishing a new forest reserve for about 4,000 chimpanzees. Moyen-Bafing National Park will cover an area of 6,426 square kilometers, making it the largest protected area for West African chimpanzees in Guinea.

November 2 2017

Bauxite mining and Chinese dam push Guinea’s chimpanzees to the brink

Even in a sanctuary set up to save them, development projects threaten Guinea’s chimpanzees.

MAY 21 2019

High Guinean Government Official in Jail

Mamadou Dia, head of wildlife division in the Ministry in charge of wildlife now in prison ! Dia has created a fraudulent hunting reserve for the Spanish safari hunter arrested recently and took bribes from him. This high level corruption facilitated the slaughter of protected species by hunters from all over the globe under the pretense of this Safari hunting.

October 22 2018

Chinese dam project in Guinea could kill up to 1,500 chimpanzees

Planned Koukoutamba dam to be built in reserve established to protect chimps from mining

Feb 28 2019 

Studies downplay threat that dams pose to primates in Guinea and Indonesia, critics say

Bank helped create reserve for endangered primates, but has since funded studies used to approve dam that would flood newly created habitat

July 16 2018