East African agriculture and climate change: Burundi

Burundi is a small, landlocked country of which only 36 percent is arable. The malnutrition rate for children under five years is high; thirty-nine out of every 100 children weigh less than is normal for their age. Burundi’s population of 8 million is young and growing rapidly: Nearly 7 out 10 Burundians are under the age of 15, and the annual growth rate is 2.8 percent.
Brief

Published on

2012-12

Author(s)

  • Baramburiye J
  • Kyotalimye, Miriam
  • Thomas, Timothy S.
  • Waithaka, Michael

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Publisher

International Food Policy Research Institute

Citation

Baramburiye J, Kyotalimy M, Thomas TS, Waithaka M. 2012. East African agriculture and climate change: Burundi. Research Summaries. Washington, DC, USA: International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).