USD5.8B Needed for Burundi's Infrastructure

Some USD5.8 billion is needed to cover Burundi’s infrastructure needs, including telecommunications, electricity and transport projects, in the next two decades, a study by the government and the African Development Bank revealed. The African nation will require around USD160 billion in foreign aid in the next decade, the report added. Burundi currently receives USD450 million from donors each year, Reuters reports.

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  • Ma. Rizza Leonzon

    As a former staff writer, Rizza focused mainly on business coverage, including key donors such as the Asian Development Bank and AusAID.