Burundi in the Energy Global Value Chain: Skills for Private Sector Development. Duke University, Center on Globalization, Governance & Competitiveness (Duke CGGC). World Bank. February 28, 2014

Consulting

Website url: http://www.cggc.duke.edu/pdfs/2014_02_28_Duke_CGGC_Burundi_EnergyGVC.pdf Burundi faces high and growing demand for electrical energy. Political and economic instability over the last two decades, however, has undermined the development of the country’s energy sector. With very low installed capacity, Burundi faces significant challenges with respect to energy supplies in the country. 90% of the country’s energy needs are currently met by the burning of biomass, primarily wood, for cooking and heat contributing to deforestation and health care issues, and the lack of electrical energy supply constrains the development of the country in the long term.

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Role

  • Burundi in the Energy Global Value Chain: Skills for Private Sector Development

Date

  • February 28, 2014

Service or Event Name

  • Duke University, Center on Globalization, Governance & Competitiveness (Duke CGGC)

Host Organization

  • World Bank

Location or Venue

  • Burundi

Geographic Region