family agriculture

Rural resilience and the role of social capital among farmers in Kirundo province, Northern Burundi

by Bonaventure Minani, Déo-Guide Rurema & Philippe Lebailly In Burundi, more than 90% of the active population is engaged in family agriculture, which plays a vital role in food production and constitutes more than 50% of the GDP. Before the civil war of 1993, Kirundo was deemed the “breadbasket of…