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About Burundi

Burundi is a small landlocked country (27,830 sq.km) and one of the five poorest countries in the world. It is also the second most densely populated country in Africa (with approximately 11.18 million people - 470 inhabitants per square kilometer). Nearly 64.9% of the population live below the poverty line. Poverty in Burundi is overwhelmingly [...]

Sep 14th, 2017|Burundi|
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Burundi – Social and Economics

Social Context Poverty still affects a major part of Burundi’s population. Food insecurity is alarming as the country ranks the lowest position in the 2013 Global Hunger Index. Almost one in two households (around 4.6 million people) are food insecure and over half of the children are stunted (WFP, 2014 and 2016). Access to water [...]

Sep 11th, 2017|Burundi|