Irrigation in the Nile Basin

Irrigation areas in Burundi

A total of about 8737 hectares of land is equipped for irrigation in Burundi. Nearly all areas are cultivated rice. The total annual estimated water use for irrigation for all schemes is estimated at 29 Million cubic meters per annum.

District Equipped (ha)
Gitega 1186.47
Karusi 1857
Kyanza 1200.4
Kirundo 1413
Muramya 185.4
Muyinga 731.5
Mwaro 20
Ngozi 2144