Republic of Benin

Join Date
Projects
91
Completed
64
Active
27
Total Funding
1.0bn
Capital Subscription
58.2m
% Total Capital
0.12%

Benin, formerly known as Dahomey until 1972, is a small country of 115762 km2, located off the coast of the Atlantic Ocean and sharing borders with four other IsDB member countries namely Burkina Faso, Niger, Nigeria and Togo. The country is home to 11.4 million inhabitants of which about 42% live in urban areas. Since 1990, the country has gone through several democratic and peaceful transmissions of power and the organization of legislative and municipal elections.

Governor
H.E. Romuald WADAGNI
Minister of State for Economy and Finance
Alternate Governor
H.E. Hamet AGUEMON
Minister, Advisor to the President of the Republic in Charge of Investments