Burundi Selected Projects


12/10/2018 - The African Development Bank has approved the East Africa Regional Integration Strategy Paper (RISP) laying out the roadmap for accelerating regional integration in the Region with regional infrastructure development among the main pillars of the plan. The Strategy will guide the Bank’s regional operations in 13 countries, namely Burundi, Comoros, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda.

Categories: Burundi, Comoros, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Regional Integration


16/04/2018 - For the first time ever, the African Development Bank has released summaries of the African Economic Outlook (AEO), its main flagship report, in three African languages: Arabic, Hausa and Kiswahili. These three languages are among the most widely spoken by over 300 million Africans. Releasing the report in local languages aims to increase accessibility of the publication’s findings to a large segment of Africans and promote linguistic inclusiveness. This release is also the latest innovation for increasing the relevance and timeliness of the African Economic Outlook.

Categories: Niger, Mali, Benin, Morocco, Tunisia, Egypt, Algeria, Libya, Mauritania, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo, Burundi, Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Nigeria, Sudan, Chad, Togo, Comoros, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Uganda, Rwanda, Somalia, Tanzania


07/03/2018 - In a historic first, East African Governors of the African Development Bank met with the President Akinwumi Adesina and Executives to discuss economic challenges, opportunities and successes in the continent's fast-growing powerhouse region.

Categories: Burundi, Comoros, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Partnerships, Private Sector, Youth, Employment, Poverty Reduction, Regional Integration, The High 5s, The President, Infrastructure & Regional Integration


07/03/2018 - The African Development Bank and its East and North African Governors have stressed the need for urgent measures to match the continent’s growing population and youth unemployment, which they likened to a “ticking time bomb.”

Categories: Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Tunisia, Burundi, Comoros, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Nigeria, Ghana, South Africa, Youth, Poverty Reduction, Employment, Regional Integration, Partnerships, Infrastructure, Private Sector, The High 5s, Infrastructure & Regional Integration


05/12/2017 - The United Nations Development Programme launched its Income Inequality Trends in Sub-Saharan Africa report on Monday during the African Economic Conference in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Categories: Ethiopia, South Africa, Zambia, Namibia, Central African Republic, Lesotho, Comoros, Mali, Niger, Burundi, Guinea, Burkina Faso, Poverty Reduction, Human Capital Development


16/03/2017 - Vendredi 3 mars 2017, le président de la République du Burundi, Pierre Nkurunziza, accompagné de plusieurs membres du gouvernement, des autorités locales, des partenaires techniques et financiers et en présence de la population des communes bénéficiaires, a procédé à l’inauguration du périmètre irrigué de Nyavyamo, situé en province Kirundo, au Nord du Burundi.

Categories: Burundi, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Infrastructure, Energy & Power


09/03/2017 - The Independent Development Evaluation (IDEV) of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has published a report which evaluates the impact of US $739 million of AfDB support for development in Burundi. Evaluators manoeuvred within a difficult context marked by five years of political and economic turmoil.

Categories: Burundi, Independent Development Evaluation


01/02/2017 - Le mercredi 1er février 2017, le Groupe de la Banque africaine de Développement (BAD) a accordé un don de 18,63 millions de dollars EU, dont 5,51 millions de dollars EU sur les ressources du Fonds d’Appui aux pays en Transition (FAT) et de 13,12 millions de dollars EU sur les Fonds FAD, à la République du Burundi, destinés à financer le pavement de la RN18, un important axe routier reliant la capitale, Bujumbura, aux régions Centres et Est du pays. Dans cet Etat fragile, faciliter la circulation entre les régions du pays et favoriser l’essor économique des zones les plus isolées est une priorité afin d’assurer la cohésion sociale, lutter contre la pauvreté et prévenir de nouvelles crises. Ce projet routier doit y contribuer.

Categories: Burundi, Infrastructure


19/12/2016 - Independent Development Evaluation (IDEV) of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has published a report of unprecedented scope, which measures the relevance, effectiveness, sustainability and efficiency of AfDB’s operations across the African continent over the past decade.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Cameroon, Senegal, Ethiopia, Morocco, Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana, Mozambique, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Togo, Zambia, Private Sector, Transport


10/05/2016 - The African Development Bank announced on April 19, 2016 that it is helping operationalize studies financed by the European Union Africa Infrastructure Trust Fund (EU-AITF) which will provide professional advice on a project to connect electricity grids across five Nile Equatorial Lake countries.

Categories: Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda, Energy & Power, Partnerships