The Central African region includes Angola, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Sao Tome & Principe.
The study on the sources of rural growth
in Burundi results from a meticulous work carried out by
The financial sector, dominated by the
banks, is vulnerable to external shocks. The country is
exposed to terms of trade shocks mainly from coffee and oil
This Country Economic Memorandum (CEM)
is the first for Burundi since the 1980s. It has been
developed in collaboration with the government of Burundi.
A reform in Burundi's coffee sector
is currently under way. Even though the reform was launched
This economy profile for Doing Business
2015 presents the 11 Doing Business indicators for Burundi.
With limited land, capital, and a fast
growing population, Burundi's main asset is its
youthful population. Its main challenge is also to create
Despite the remarkable progress achieved
since the end of the conflict, Burundi still faces
significant development challenges. Since 2005, the
This study is highly selective
and organized into four thematic chapters.
Specifically, chapter 1 provides a snapshot of
Burundi’s political and macroeconomic context,
This report argues that urbanization
brings significant opportunities for both rural and urban
areas and that Burundi needs to prioritize issues of
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