Agro-pastoral conflicts: « buckle the mouth of your flocks that graze our fields! »

In Burundi, the population lives at 90% of agriculture, but the galloping demography vis-à-vis an area that does not increase poses an insoluble problem. It has become a source of violent disputes between farmers and…

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Human trafficking-Burundi-Tanzania: children auctioned off 

Over the past year, Ivomo published its in-depth investigation into the phenomenon of « disappearances » of young people from Musongati commune (Rutana province), prompted to drop out of school and taken to Tanzania where they are…

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Fishing in Burundi: taboo for women?

In some communities around the world, tradition and myths dictate what a woman can and what she cannot. In Burundi, for example, a woman cannot practice fishing, despite the program on gender equality undertaken by…

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Burundi-Mandela Day: a day celebrated in the prison once visited by Nelson Mandela

Born in 1918, Nelson Mandela would have turned 100 years old, this Wednesday, July 18, 2018. Burundi joined with the rest of world to mark « Mandela Day », the day dedicated to this former President of…

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HUMAN TRAFFICKING IN BURUNDI: THE CASE OF MUSONGATI – AN INVESTIGATION BY IVOMO

Child trafficking seems to have been gaining pace since several months in different provinces of the country. To get to the bottom of it, Ivomo has conducted a thorough investigation in one region and on…

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Gold mining in Butihinda: a hundred deaths since 2015

The new gold mining system in Butihinda commune in Muyinga province (north-east of the country) has become a source of trouble and concern for the population of Kamaramagambo, one of the areas with several deposits…

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