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Environment of Burundi

The environment of Burundi, its aspects, challenges and possible impact on business.


Total land area of Burundi is 27,830 km2 (approx. 10,745 mi²). 1270 km2 of Burundi's territory is covered in forests. and forest land comprises 5% of all the land in the country.

Issues Burundi faces

Currently Burundi faces various issues, including soil erosion as a result of overgrazing and the expansion of agriculture into marginal lands, deforestation (little forested land remains because of uncontrolled cutting of trees for fuel), habitat loss threatens wildlife populations.