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Food Security Outlook
June 2024 - January 2025
Stressed (IPC Phase 2) outcomes expected in western and northern Burundi
  • Stressed (IPC Phase 2) outcomes are expected in Imbo Plains and Northern Lowlands during the post-harvest period of June to September 2024. Flooding and the overflow of Tanganyika Lake have led to below-average crops production and income sources in the west. Additionally, limited cross-border opportunities have reduced income access and purchasing capacity of poor households in the north.
  • Stressed (IPC Phase 2) outcomes are projected to persist in the north and west and extend to the east during the lean period from October 2024 to January 2025. Household food access is expected to be reduced due to the rapid depletion of food stocks from own crop production, along with below-average agricultural activities limiting access to agricultural labor opportunities, the primary source of income for poor and very poor households. Moreover, La Niña conditions and anticipated food price increases will likely worsen the acute food insecurity situation. The semi-arid areas in the north, east, and west are particularly exposed to the anticipated below-average rainfall towards the end of 2024.
  • The areas of highest concern include flood-affected IDPs, refugees, and returnees who exhausted the three-month food assistance received up on arrival. Poor and very poor households are also among the highest concern populations. The total number of individuals affected is estimated to be 700,000 people, with November being the peak period.
  • Despite ongoing humanitarian assistance, a reduction in food assistance is anticipated. Refugees are currently receiving only 70 percent of their monthly food rations due to resource constraints, while less than 25 percent of IDPs have received food assistance. It is likely that the food assistance levels will further scale down during the analysis period. As a result, Stressed! (IPC Phase 2!) outcomes are anticipated for refugees and IDPs between June 2024 and January 2025.
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Burundi Acute Food Insecurity Classification (May 2022 - September 2022)

Forward-looking analysis representing the most likely food security outcomes for the near term (May 2022) and medium term (June 2022 - September 2022) periods.

Burundi Acute Food Insecurity Classification Shapefile May 2022 (.zip) (ZIP) Burundi Acute Food Insecurity Classification May 2022 (.geojson) (GeoJSON) Near Term Projection: May 2022 (.png) (PNG) Medium Term Projection: June 2022 - September 2022 (.png) (PNG) Near Term Projection: May 2022 (.kml) (KML) Medium Term Projection: June 2022 - September 2022 (.kml) (KML)
Burundi Acute Food Insecurity Classification (April 2021 - September 2021)

Forward-looking analysis representing the most likely food security outcomes for the near term (April 2021 - May 2021) and medium term (June 2021 - September 2021) periods.

Burundi Acute Food Insecurity Classification Shapefile April 2021 (.zip) (ZIP) Burundi Acute Food Insecurity Classification April 2021 (.geojson) (GeoJSON) Near Term Projection: April 2021 - May 2021 (.png) (PNG) Medium Term Projection: June 2021 - September 2021 (.png) (PNG) Near Term Projection: April 2021 - May 2021 (.kml) (KML) Medium Term Projection: June 2021 - September 2021 (.kml) (KML)
Burundi Acute Food Insecurity Classification (May 2020 - September 2020)

Forward-looking analysis representing the most likely food security outcomes for the near term (May 2020) and medium term (June 2020 - September 2020) periods.

Burundi Acute Food Insecurity Classification Shapefile May 2020 (.zip) (ZIP) Burundi Acute Food Insecurity Classification May 2020 (.geojson) (GeoJSON) Near Term Projection: May 2020 (.png) (PNG) Medium Term Projection: June 2020 - September 2020 (.png) (PNG) Near Term Projection: May 2020 (.kml) (KML) Medium Term Projection: June 2020 - September 2020 (.kml) (KML)
Seasonal Calendar Seasonal Calendar
Description

The Seasonal Calendar shows the annual and cyclical patterns of key food and income sources in a country throughout the typical year.

Seasonal Calendar image showing harvest and rainy periods for Burundi
Production & Trade Flow Maps
FEWS NET captures the market networks for a product in a given country or region, including their catchments and trade flow patterns.
Maize, Normal Year Banana, Normal Year Beans, Normal Year Cassava, Normal Year Rice, Normal Year Sweet Potatoes, Normal Year
Satellite-Derived Products Satellite-Derived Products
Description

USGS-provided data and imagery supports FEWS NET's monitoring efforts of weather and climate throughout the world.

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Livelihood Zone Resources Livelihood Zone Resources
Burundi Livelihood Zone Descriptions, February 2021 Burundi Livelihood Zone Descriptions, November 2009 Burundi Livelihood Zone Map
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