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In 2016, El Niño, the warming of sea-level surfaces, brought torrential rain and flooding to Burundi. The floods destroyed over 5,000 homes in the country1. The land also faces erosion from overuse and wartime destruction.1 The dense rural population contributes to the rapid depletion of natural resources such as water and timber.2

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1http://www.reuters.com/article/us-burundi-aid-idUSKCN0X51YX
2https://www.worldwildlife.org/ecoregions/at0101
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Burundi News

Aljazeera.com 
Grenade attacks on two bars killed at least three people and wounded 27 others in Bujumbura, the capital of Burundi, police and hospital sources said. Police spokesman Pierre Nkurikiye told reporters on Friday that one person had died at the scene and ... See more..
Eyewitness News 
JOHANNESBURG - At their summit in Pretoria on Saturday, heads of state from the Southern African Development Community (SADC) will consider applications including one from Burundi to join the bloc. They spent Friday deliberating on security problems ... See more..
IWACU English News (satire) (press release) (subscription) (blog) 
The Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights on Burundi will present the final report of its investigation in Geneva between the 18 and 19 September at the ... See more..
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IWACU English News (satire) (press release) (subscription) (blog) 
In a letter sent to Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza on 9 August, the chairman of the Observatory for the Fight against Corruption and Embezzlement ... See more..
The Denver Post 
In this July 17, 2017, photo, the Afghanistan team, left, walks past two of the team members from Burundi, at right in black shirts, during the FIRST Global Robotics Challenge in Washington. Police tweeted missing person fliers Wednesday asking for ... See more..
MINING.com 
The grade compares extremely favourably to the average grade of 57% contained within mineralised veins across the Company's Gakara Rare Earths Project in Burundi (“Gakara”) as disclosed in the Competent Person's Report compiled by MSA contained in ... See more..
Anadolu Agency 
This is third grenade attack in Bujumbura city center in a month, says police commissioner - Anadolu Agency. See more..
IWACU English News (satire) (press release) (subscription) (blog) 
The governments of Burundi and DRC alongside UNHCR launched a pilot project of repatriation of Burundian refugees. On August 14th, 70 refugees from 24 ... See more..
The Seattle Times 
FILE – In this Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015 file photo, Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza is sworn in for a third term at a ceremony in the parliament in Bujumbura, Burundi. Hundreds of people have been killed and... (AP Photo/Gildas Ngingo, File) More ... See more..
IWACU English News (satire) (press release) (subscription) (blog) 
The Governor of Bubanza ran into an ambush staged by unidentified armed people in the evening of Tuesday 15 August. The incident took place in Gihanga Commune along Bujumbura-Cibitoke road, in the west of Burundi. Police say no one was killed or ... See more..
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Geography

Central Africa, east of Democratic Republic of the Congo
Area

Total 27,830 sq km
Land 25,680 sq km
Water 2,150 sq km

Climate

equatorial; high plateau with considerable altitude variation (772 m to 2,670 m above sea level); average annual temperature varies with altitude from 23 to 17 degrees centigrade but is generally moderate as the average altitude is about 1,700 m; average annual rainfall is about 150 cm; two wet seasons (February to May and September to November), and two dry seasons (June to August and December to January)
Natural Resources

nickel, uranium, rare earth oxides, peat, cobalt, copper, platinum, vanadium, arable land, hydropower, niobium, tantalum, gold, tin, tungsten, kaolin, limestone ;
Natural Hazards

flooding; landslides; drought
Current Environmental Issues

soil erosion as a result of overgrazing and the expansion of agriculture into marginal lands; deforestation (little forested land remains because of uncontrolled cutting of trees for fuel); habitat loss threatens wildlife populations

Demographics

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Burundian
Population
10,888,321 (July 2013 est.)
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Burundi is a landlocked, resource-poor country with an underdeveloped manufacturing sector. The economy is predominantly agricultural; agriculture accounts for just over 30% of GDP and employs more than 90% of the population. Burundi's primary exports are coffee and tea, which account for 90% of foreign exchange earnings, though exports are a relatively small share of GDP. Burundi's export earnings - and its ability to pay for imports - rests primarily on weather conditions and international coffee and tea prices. An ethnic-based war that lasted for over a decade resulted in more than 200,000 deaths, forced more than 48,000 refugees into ...See More Tanzania, and displaced 140,000 others internally. Only one in two children go to school, and approximately one in 15 adults has HIV/AIDS. Food, medicine, and electricity remain in short supply. Less than 2% of the population has electricity in its homes. Burundi's GDP grew around 4% annually in 2006-12. Political stability and the end of the civil war have improved aid flows and economic activity has increased, but underlying weaknesses - a high poverty rate, poor education rates, a weak legal system, a poor transportation network, overburdened utilities, and low administrative capacity - risk undermining planned economic reforms. The purchasing power of most Burundians has decreased as wage increases have not kept up with inflation. Burundi will remain heavily dependent on aid from bilateral and multilateral donors - foreign aid represents 42% of Burundi''s national income, the second highest rate in Sub-Saharan Africa. Burundi joined the East African Community in 2009, which should boost Burundi's regional trade ties, and also in 2009 received $700 million in debt relief. Government corruption is hindering the development of a healthy private sector as companies seek to navigate an environment with ever changing rules. Show Less ;
GDP Purchasing Power Parity

$5.578 billion (2012 est.); $5.363 billion (2011 est.); $5.148 billion (2010 est.)
Gross National Saving

1.7% of GDP (2012 est.); 1.7% of GDP (2011 est.); 0.3% of GDP (2010 est.)
Agriculture Products

coffee, cotton, tea, corn, sorghum, sweet potatoes, bananas, cassava (manioc); beef, milk, hides
Industries

light consumer goods such as blankets, shoes, soap, and beer; assembly of imported components; public works construction; food processing