Creating a Climate Friendly Travel System

Welcome to Guinea Bissau Climate Friendly Travel Chapter

What does the Guinea Bissau Friendly Chapter Do?

Community of Champions
  1. Build a growing community of like minded individuals who are networked across the LDC + world.
    1. Encourage companies to join the CFT Registry.
CFT Project
      1. Identify and develop a locally initiated project. This could be solar electrification of villages, water sanitation, waste reduction, or any number of other areas related to increasing the Sustainability of Tourism in the country.

Meet the Chapter Leader 

Valdir Da Silva
Valdir Da SilvaGuinea Bissau
Valdir da Silva holds a Degree in Tourism Management from the Catholic University of West Africa; He has an Ecoguide certificate from the MAVA Foundation in a training course of ECOWAS Ecotourism Guides on the island of Bubaque; Consultant and trainer of Local Tourism Guides in Jeta Island by ODZH and GPC – September 2019 Consultant for ENABEL in the elaboration of the Communication and Marketing Plan for Destination Bijagós – Guinea Bissau – November/December 2021 As a trainer and eco-guide, our leading role is to promote the tourist culture in rural communities across the country. Communities are our partners. Actors such as the Institute of Biodiversity of Protected Areas - IBAP, Coastal Planning Office, GPC, Competent Environmental Assessment Authority - AAAC, as public institutions give us an easy margin of maneuver for the elaboration of projects, plans and strategies in the field of tourism and environment


Geoffrey Lipman, SUNx Co-founder