Since 2007, USAID has concentrated on raising rural incomes, diversifying economic opportunity, and identifying and strengthening competitive, commodity-based value chains that link producers to markets.
We support the Government of Burundi to advance good governance and policy reform activities, such as the passing of the national land code in August 2011.
We support the expansion of trade and investment opportunities in Burundi as part of regional economic growth activities.
The lack of adequate infrastructure and human resources resulting from years of conflict makes supporting the health sector a critical priority. USAID’s maternal and child health efforts are designed to provide comprehensive care through improving service delivery and reinforcing the overall health system.
USAID has supported conflict mitigation and reconciliation to advance a sustained peace in Burundi following the prolonged civil war.
Last updated: June 25, 2014