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WABA LEADERSHIP

WABA's executive secretariat is under the strategic leadership of the CEO ...read more


BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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ANNUAL MEETINGS

WABA's Annual General Meeting creates platform for members to converge ...read more

TRAINING COURSES

Greater attention is being given to training on short courses. Register ...read more


Capital

Praia

Languages

Portuguese (official), Crioulo (a blend of Portuguese and West African words)

Ethnic Groups

Creole (mulatto) 71%, African 28%, European 1%

Religion

Roman Catholic 77.3%, Protestant 4.6% (includes Church of the Nazarene 1.7%, Adventist 1.5%, Assembly of God 0.9%, Universal Kingdom of God 0.4%, and God and Love 0.1%), other Christian 3.4% (includes Christian Rationalism 1.9%, Jehovah's Witness 1%, and New Apostolic 0.5%), Muslim 1.8%, other 1.3%, none 10.8%, unspecified 0.7% (2010 est.)

Government

Parliamentary republic

Independance

5 July 1975 (from Portugal)

Area

4,033.00 km2

Land Area

4,033.00 km2

Population

  • 553,432.00
  • Among the nine inhabited islands, population distribution is variable. Islands in the east are very dry and are only sparsely settled to exploit their extensive salt deposits. The more southerly islands receive more precipitation and support larger populations, but agriculture and livestock grazing have damaged the soil fertility and vegetation.

Location

Western Africa, group of islands in the North Atlantic Ocean, west of Senegal

GDP(PPP)

$3,583,000,000.00 (USD)

GDP (Per Capita)

$6,700.00 (USD)

Export Partners

Its major export partner is Australia.

Export Commodities

Its main exports are fuel, shoes, garments, fish, and hides.

Import Partners

Its major import partners are Portugal, Australia, and the Netherlands.

Import Commodities

Its major imports include foodstuffs, industrial products, and transport equipment.

Climate

Temperate; warm, dry summer; precipitation meager and erratic

Terrain

Steep, rugged, rocky, volcanic

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About WABA


     
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Our Mission and Objectives

 

What We Do at WABA
Our Leadership and Governance

 

     

The West African Bankers Association's mission is "to develop, promote, generate, coordinate and drive cross border banking and financial transactions that will enhance regional trade, economic and financial integration and development." ...read more

WABA creates avenues for the revision and exchange of information on banking practices in the sub-region in particular and in Africa in general, and a forum for the discussion of common problems. The enhancement of the promotion and strengthening of ...read more

WABA comprises 3 organs namely; The Secretariat, The Executive Council and the General Assembly, including the Executive Management, and the Board of Directors. The Secretariat is run by the Secretary General who is the Chief Executive Officer. ...read more

 
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