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Holding of a scientific conference called “Umukenyererarugamba Day”, 3rd edition


Mar 21, 2024

BUJUMBURA March 21st (ABP) – The First Lady of Burundi, Mrs. Angeline Ndayishimiye joined forces, on March 13, 2024, in Bujumbura, with the Bakenyererarugamba women, in a two-day scientific conference called Umukenyererarugamba Day, organized by the party CNDD-FDD, as a prelude to the 3rd edition under the theme: “Bakenyererarugamba, your contribution to increasing production is essential for Burundi, an emerging country in 2040 and a developed country in 2060”. That conference focused on the decisive role that the women of the CNDD-FDD party are called to play in the rapid and concrete implementation of the vision of the President of the Republic, to see Burundi emerge in 2040 and developed in 2060. Several Foreign delegations were invited to share experiences.

In her special remarks, the First Lady thanked the leaders of the CNDD-FDD for bringing together the Bakenyererarugamba women to continue to exchange ideas and discuss plans to bring Burundi to development.

Concerning cleanliness throughout the country of Burundi, she recalled that a woman plays an important role in raising awareness about hygiene in their respective communities. To ensure hygiene throughout the country, the first lady stressed that they will launch a waste elimination project in all provinces of the country called zero waste, supported by the United Nations, which will be launched in Burundi on the 19th. March of that year. She called on the Bakenyererarugamba to take the lead of other women to support that project.

                                       The secretary general of the CNDD-FDD party during his speech

In the area of wealth, Mrs. Ndayishimiye called on all Burundian women to think how we can transform waste into other important products because, she added, in plastic waste, we can have tiles, tiles and other important products. She also appreciated the women practicing crop farming (imbumbarugo), similar to those who disappeared in Burundi, but she advised them not to cultivate for their consumption only but to transform into other products that can be exported.

To support the sustainable development of the country, all women will have to fight regardless of their status, she stressed.

For his part, the secretary general of the CNDD-FDD party, Réverien Ndikuriyo noted that no development is possible without healthy people. He also declared that giving birth to many children harms the health of the mother and slows down the development of the country in general and the family in particular. Moreover, he said, if you give birth to three children at most, you will not run out of food to feed them and you will stay healthy until you are 80 years old.