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Burundi is a small landlocked country in East Africa, neighbouring Rwanda, Tanzania and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Burundi has a total surface area of 27,840 km² of which 25,680 km² are land and 2160 km² are water. Burundi’s colonial and post-colonial history has been closely intertwined with neighbouring Rwanda and has been deeply scarred by periods of social conflict and civil war, contributing to the outflow and influx of large numbers of refugees.
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“Justice for all in the management of land conflicts ”: Introducing a new LAND-at-scale project in Burundi

26 October 2023

The Land and Development Expertise Center (LADEC) and the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) are excited to announce their partnership for a new LAND-at-scale project in Burundi: "Justice pour Toutes et Tous dans la Gestion des Conflits Fonciers" (JTT-GCF) (in English: Justice for all in the…

Human pressures strain Lake Tanganyika’s biodiversity and water quality

9 September 2022

BUJUMBURA — The squeal of passing bikes fills the air in the center of a newly created wetland on the outskirts of Burundi’s main city and largest urban settlement on Lake Tanganyika, the resources of which the country shares with Tanzania, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Zambia. A step…

“Do No Harm” in theory and in practice: Exploring the fine line between benefiting and harming local communities in development

1 July 2022

LANDac International Conference 2022 Session Summary During this session, we explored the question of doing harm. Giorgio Ferrari from the Knowledge Platform of Security and Rule of Law facilitated the session, which was co-organised with LAND-at-scale. Andreas Brown set the scene by introducing…

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Burundi faces enormous pressure on agricultural land given its very high population densities

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Scaling as the way forward: defining and understanding scaling

9 October 2023

Scaling is at the heart of both the name as well as the strategy of LAND-at-scale. Scaling and scaling potential are key in the way the program was designed and is reflected in the three pillars chosen to realize the aim of the program. The first pillar is about scaling successful initiatives and…