To date, Burundi does not have any climate change related laws.

Decentralized Rural Electrification Strategy (2015-2017) ( 2015 )

This Strategy, developed in partnership with UNICEF, aims to foster the development of off-grid renewable energy production and use in the country. Environmental sustainability is a key factor in the layout of the Strategy.…read more

Decree No. 100-318 of 22 December 2011 on the statutes of the Burundian agency for rural electrification (ABER) ( 2011 )

This decree defines the status, attributions and missions of the Burundian agency for rural electrification. Art. 3 states that The Agency's mission is the development and implementation of rural electrification programs and projects, including mini-hydro, solar and wind energy, and any other forms of energy that can be used to generate electricity. provide to the…read more

Energy Strategy and Action Plan 2011 ( 2011 )

This document sets Burundi's energy strategy and implementation actions. It states that main capacity additions will come from hydropower and other renewable resources. Priority is given to the electrification of social infrastructure (schools, hospitals, health centres, pumping stations, local administration offices) in remote, off-grid areas. In the medium to long-term perspective, Burundi’s electrical grid will…read more

Vision Burundi 2025 ( 2011 )

This document sets the Burundi government's development vision to 2025. It emphasises on sustainability. Objectives set out in the document include 1) charging the government to issue a plan for adapting to climate change, 2) build hydroelectric power stations and invest in renewable energies, and 3) restoration of ecosystems by intensive reforestation.…read more

Economy-wide

NDC Laws and National Policies

3% (unconditional) to 20% (conditional) reduction in GHG emissions for 2030 compared to the business-as-usual (BAU) scenario

Economy Wide | Baseline Scenario Target | Target year: 2030 | Base year: business as usual scenario

Source: NDC

There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Agriculture

NDC Laws and National Policies

Replace 100% of mineral fertilizer with organic fertilizer by 2030

Agriculture: General | Target year: 2030

Source: NDC

There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Buildings

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Coastal Zones

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Cross-Cutting Area

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Disaster Risk Management (DRM)

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Energy

NDC Laws and National Policies

35% increase of electrification rate by contruction of 3 hydropower plants

Renewable Energy: Hydro | Target year: N/A

There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Replace 100% of traditional kilns and home ovens by 2030

Clean Cooking And Heating: Efficient Cookstoves | Target year: 2030

Source: NDC

Environment

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Health

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Industry

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

LULUCF

NDC Laws and National Policies

Raising the forest cover rate to 20% by 2025.

Sustainable Forest Management | Target year: 2025

There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

8,000 ha of annual reforestation for 15 years starting 2016

Reforestation

Source: NDC

Social Development

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Tourism

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Transportation

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Urban

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Waste

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Water

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.
To date, Burundi does not have any litigation listed.
Last modified 25 January, 2018