Investment Opportunities in Agricultural Sector

The agricultural sector in Burundi provides several opportunities such as:

  • Vast plains of the very fertile imbos that is suitable to the modern agriculture
  • Rainfall for 9 months every year
  • Abundant network of rivers that can be tapped for irrigation
  • Possibility to harvest twice a year for an output of more than 10 tons per ha (rice and cereals)
  • Opportunities to leverage modern equine for intensive or extensive breeding
  • Animal production lines, livestock, dairy processing, production of organic manure are opportunities
  • Several regions are adequate for fish farming
  • Lake Tanganyika is an ecosystem that can allow for an industrial fishing.
    Burundi offers excellent opportunities for the development of farming cooperatives and community on the shores of Lake Tanganyika.
  • Fish farming is accessible to new investors looking for new opportunities.
  • Abundant labor force
  • Potential reclaimable land including swamps in certain regions
  • Adequate soil fertility in many regions
  • Building of modern processing factories to promote production agricultural sector
  • The country has a good climate that is suitable for production of rice, cotton, tea, coffee, food crops, fruits, vegetable

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Investment Opportunities in Agricultural Sector

Although Southern Sudan is currently a net importer of agricultural products, the region has an outstanding natural resource base for the production of wide range of crops, forest trees, fisheries and livestock. Thus, the following sectors are suggested as potential fields for domestic and international investors:

  • Rain-fed mechanized schemes for grains and cash crops.
  • Irrigated farms for sugarcane, fruits and vegetables production and processing
  • Integrated mechanized agricultural services.
  • Nurseries farms.
  • Gum- Africa (Arabic), Timber and woods production and processing.
  • Dairy, pig and poultry farms for eggs, meat and milk production.
  • Veterinary pharmacies.
  • Fish production.
  • Bees-Honey farms.
  • Wild animals’ game reserves.
  • Slaughter houses.
  • Agrochemicals, machineries, tools and equipment.
  • Banking and other financial services.
  • In-service and postgraduate training.
  • Irrigation system.
  • Storage facilities.

 

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