Towards suspension of health assistance card?

01-17-2020 During the analysis and approval of two draft bills on childhood and health care as well as services at the National Assembly this January 15, MPs have raised concerns over the importance of using health assistance cards-CAM. MP Claude Kwizera wondered how the government agrees to provide health care (...)

Senate adopts bill on zero grazing system

09-13-2018 The minister of agriculture and livestock has told senators that the objective of the bill is to increase agricultural and animal production. Déo-Guide Rurema, Minister of agriculture and livestock, says permanent stalling allows the cattle to quickly gain weight and this steps up the production and quality of meat (...)

IGEBU says MAM weather forecast will be good

02-23-2018 Burundi Geographical Institute – IGEBU indicates that the weather forecast for March-April-May (MAM) 2018 is promising. It says a large part of the country is likely to have, in general, normal precipitation that will be mainly characterized by the evolution of the global temperature of the sea surface. Augustin (...)

FAO is helping build resilience to climate change for Burundi farmers

02-27-2017 The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has started distributing agricultural inputs to 31,000 households of farmers threatened by climate change. The inputs include bean and vegetable seeds, chemical fertilizers, sweet potato cuttings and, in some cases, hoes for the 2017 second growing season. Burundi is under an alarmingly growing (...)