Burundi Power Project Attracts AfDB Funding

The African Development Bank has approved a USD2.7 million grant to support a power project in Bujumbura in Burundi,

reports. The project covers several districts where there is a serious lack of street and household lighting and sanitation facilities, which has contributed to the rise of security and health problems in the city.

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    Ivy Mungcal

    As former senior staff writer, Ivy Mungcal contributed to several Devex publications. Her focus is on breaking news, and in particular on global aid reform and trends in the United States, Europe, the Caribbean, and the Americas. Before joining Devex in 2009, Ivy produced specialized content for U.S. and U.K.-based business websites.