B-NP Magazine

Road network: more works ahead


“If you want to prosper, first build roads”, says a chinese proverb. Burundi still have many roads to build. And it is convinced that large infrastructure gaps remain an obstacle to investment, growth and economic diversification.

As this country favors public-private partnership, a profitable opportunity is there. Look; 9.323 km is the linear of unpaved classified road network in the country. Among these, 428 km of National Roads, 2,995 km of Provincial Roads, 3,423 km of Classified Networks and 362 km of Urban Roads.

Business operators can invest in the roads building, traffic signs, signals and robots. They can also invest their money in the rehabilitation of poor condition roads. The fund in charge of this task has been seen on the rise, from BIF 8 billion to BIF 25 billion.

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