“Republic of Burundi: Interim Strategic Framework for Accelerating Economic Growth and Reducing Poverty (Interim PRSP)”, November 2003, (IMF Country Report 04/14 and IDA Report No. 27569) and “Burundi—Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper—Joint Staff Assessment, (IMF Country Report 04/36 and IDA Country Report No. 27569).
The Batwa (or Twa) ethnic group represents about 1 percent of the population.
These figures differ from the ones published in the Interim PRSP because a more appropriate method for estimating the poverty line was adopted.
In Bujumbura, the poverty line is estimated at FBu 182,725, compared to FBu 103,730 for the rest of the country.
United States of America African Growth Opportunity Act.