National Forestry School

Environment Project

Guinea - IIZDVV & ORT - 2006-2008

This is a three-year project.

ORT Guinea has been selected to train producers in 5 villages around Mamou (300 kms from Conakry) in Environmental Studies in order to preserve natural resources in middle Guinea.

Carrefour Project

Guinea - FOGUIRED - 2005-2008

This project financed by the Italian Aid compensation funds, will last 2 years.

It aims at strengthening the population's capacities through the acquisition of new vocational knowledge and skills and the adoption of new technologies through the development of a vast network of exchange and partnership between people living in urban and rural areas.

This project will increase in incomes among the project beneficiaries, and create a strong mobilization of the populations around development activities.

Enatef - National Forestry School

Guinea - Government of Guinea & SDC - 2001-2007

A National Forestry School (ENATEF) was established in Mamou with the support of Swiss Aid. The purpose of ENATEF is to train Forestry Technicians Agents in the field of rural development with widely varied roles.

More than 250 technicians have graduated and started to work in the private sector on internationally funded projects, the timber business in the forests of Guinea or in the private forestry business. 15,000 farmers have also been trained in forestry and market gardening.

Literacy Project

Guinea - IIZDVV - 2004-2006

This is an eighteen-month project which ORT Guinea is implementing at Dabola in middle Guinea.

The primary objective is to deliver basic education to local government officers, rural community leaders and farmers, in order to reinforce their capacities within community development activities.


Guinea - DNEF - SDC - 2001-2002

ORT assessed "staff mobility" until 2010, by taking into account retirement and the other predictablilities of the engagement and departure of staff.

Thus, staffing requirements can be forecasted for the 2001-2010 period, and a management plan was established.


Guinea - SDC - 1987-1995

ORT provided forestry training courses to a group of Ministry of

Agriculture staff.


Guinea - CBG/HALCO - 1983-1995

ORT trained Guinean counterparts in hydrographic studies, training of trainers,

language studies, and mining equipment maintenance.


Guinea - World Bank - 1994

An ORT senior accountant restructured road project organization and trained

staff members in finance and accounting.


Guinea - SOCFINCO - 1990-1991

An ORT specialist studied labor skills at SOGUIPAH.

A hevea, palm tree, and rice cultivating public AfDB company and provided staff training recommendations.


Guinea - World Bank - 1983-1990

An ORT architect worked with the Directorate of the World Bank's Second Education Project.

Supervised and executed construction contracts for schools, institutes, and other buildings.


Guinea - EU - 1986-1987

An ORT architect and mechanical engineer/trainer supervised rehabilitation of the Ecole Nationale des Arts et Métiers (ENAM) buildings and equipment.

These experts prepared the pertinent tender documents and participated in personnel selection.


Guinea - SDC - 1985-1986

An ORT study examined the feasibility of creating a training school for forestry technicians.

ORT determined that it would be beneficial, began project preparations, and established a provisional budget for the school.

CBG Training Center

Guinea - CBG/HALCO - 1975-1983

ORT designed and supervised construction of the Bauxite Mining Company of Guinea (CBG) Training Center in Kamsar.

The center trains most CBG personnel, where local instructors have replaced the expatriate staff.


Guinea - EU - 1983

ORT evaluated several education projects in the framework of the Fifth Plan (DFE).


Guinea - CBG/HALCO - 1968-1975

ORT initiated a comprehensive technical training program (both on-the-job and formal training) for the Bauxite Mining Company of Guinea (CBG).

ORT training focused on the organization and maintenance of mine site installations, port facilities and 150 km of railway line essential to the flow of minerals and base supplies. The Central ORT Institute in Geneva provided counterpart training in related skill.


Guinea - USAID - 1962-1970

ORT established and operated an industrial/technical training school in Conakry, offering high level technical training in 17 vocational skill areas.

ORT also implemented training programs for various Government departments. Counterpart training at ORT's Central Institute in Geneva prepared Guinean nationals to replace the ORT specialists upon their departure.

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