Public Consultations to Inform the World Bank Systematic Country Diagnostic of the Economic and Social Situation in Burundi

The World Bank Group is Seeking Your Input on Its Strategy for Burundi

The World Bank Group is preparing a Country Partnership Strategy to guide its support to Burundi's development. We would like to hear your views on Burundi's future and the role that the World Bank Group can play in helping the country achieve its economic goals.
Share your views!


    The first phase of stakeholder consultations consists of the Systematic Country Diagnostic (SCD), which is expected to stimulate an open and forward-looking dialogue between the World Bank Group and the country.

    To inform the strategy, the World Bank is consulting with Burundi’s stakeholders and diaspora through in-person discussions and online feedback to collect their views on the country's development agenda and how best the Bank can help Burundi seize new opportunities and meet its development challenges.

    ONLINE CONSULTATIONS: We Want to Hear Your Voice!

    The online consultation period is open from Monday, January 8, 2017 to Thursday, February 16, 2017..

    Please share your views on the following topics:

    • In which three priority areas should the World Bank focus its attention and resources in the next five years in order to reduce poverty and promote shared prosperity?
    • With which groups (for example civil society organizations, private sector, youth) should the World Bank work more closely in order to improve development outcomes in Burundi?
    • Which policies or investments would best help the country create more employment opportunities and boost productivity for Burundi’s poorest?

    Please send your comments or suggestions by email to Innocent Nsabimana [email protected]

    Phase 1
    Systematic Country Diagnostic
    Consultation Phase
    Phase 2
    Identifying Key Development Challenges and Opportunities for Burundi
    Country Partnership Framework
    Consultation Phase
    Identifying Key Development Challenges and Opportunities for Burundi

    The Systematic Country Diagnostic (SCD) is a key reference point on priorities for WBG engagement in Burundi. It will identify key challenges and opportunities for ending extreme poverty and boosting shared prosperity. The SCD for Burundi is expected to be ready by end of March 2017.


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