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Official launch of the BDI 1059 project in Muyinga


Jan 26, 2022

MUYINGA January 24th (ABP) – The international organization Welthungerhilfe (German) in collaboration with its partners Burundi Business Incubator (BBIN) and the Burundi 2000+ Network (RBU2000+), launched Thursday at the Icizanye hotel in Muyinga province (north -eastern Burundi), Project BDI 1059, a check on the site by ABP has revealed.

Lasting three years with a budget of €1,800,000, this project will be carried out in five municipalities out of the seven in Muyinga province. Those are Muyinga, Gashoho, Gasorwe, Butihinda and Mwakiro, we learned.

In his opening speech, the Country Director of Welthungerhilfe, indicated that this international organization supports the government of Burundi in its efforts to improve the living conditions of the population. Since 2012, this organization has taken the option of working with Burundian civil society organizations to improve the many challenges facing communities, including food security, nutrition, hygiene and sanitation, drinking water, the protection of the environment…

In the past, the actions of the various partners in these various fields have been countered in the Ngozi and Kirundo provinces, through several projects, he recalled. By launching this project in Muyinga province, Welthingelife further demonstrates its commitment to the challenges of climate change, environmental protection and youth employment in the green economy sector.

Through this project funded by the Agency for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), the population of the area of ​​action expects it to “reduce the vulnerability of communities particularly exposed to the negative effects of climate change, encourage young to find jobs and innovative incomes within the framework of the green economy, to contribute to the reinforcement of the resilience of the productive systems among others reforestation, the fight against erosion…

The governor’s adviser in charge of development issues congratulated the teams who carried out the diagnosis first and then the planning. He felt that this project, once well executed, will bring added value to the community.