Burundi Selected Projects


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


17/03/2016 - The African Development Bank Group announced on 16 March a US$ 24 million loan to support Rwanda’s contribution to the development of the Multinational Ruzizi III Hydropower Project. The project is a joint initiative of the three Great Lakes Region countries – Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo and Rwanda – and will increase electricity trading within the region and beyond.

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


29/01/2016 - The Government of Rwanda and the African Development Bank (AfDB) on Wednesday, January 27, 2016, signed a US $1-million (RWF 753-million) emergency assistance grant to Burundian refugees in Rwanda.

Categories: Burundi, Rwanda, Human Capital Development, Fragility & Resilience, Fragility & Resilience


29/12/2015 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group, on December 16, 2015 in Abidjan, formally approved US$ 138 million of loans and grants to finance the Ruzizi III Hydropower Plant Project. Implementation of the project will be carried out at a total cost of US$ 625.19 million (of which the US$ 138.88 million will be borne by the AfDB’s public sector window and US$ 50.22 million by the private sector window).

Categories: Burundi, Rwanda, Democratic Republic of Congo, Energy & Power, Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa (PIDA), Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa (PIDA)


18/12/2015 - The African Development Bank Group approved, on Wednesday, December 16, USD 138 million of loans and grants toward a project which will help develop the energy sector in Burundi, the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Rwanda through the construction of the Ruzizi III Hydropower Plant and associated transmission line. The project is expected to increase electricity trading between the Economic Community of the Great Lakes Countries (ECGLC) through the supply of reliable and sustainable clean energy.

Categories: Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda, Energy & Power, Environment


05/08/2015 - La Facilité africaine de l’eau (FAE) a annoncé récemment, avoir approuvé un don de 1,9 million d’euros à la Communauté économique des pays des grands lacs (CEPGL), laquelle réunit le Burundi, la République démocratique du Congo (RDC) et le Rwanda. Ce afin de soutenir son programme de développement de la plaine de Ruzizi. Ce projet vise à stimuler l’agriculture dans la région, afin d’en faire une activité économique viable et générant des profits, qui pourra bénéficier à près d’un million d’habitants.

Categories: Rwanda, Democratic Republic of Congo, Burundi, African Water Facility, African Water Facility