Food Security

Food insecurity has been a general issue in Burundi and 1.8 million people are said to be food insecure .

With the aim of building resilient food secure households in targeted communities, Help Channel Burundi focuses its interventions on the following activities:

  1. Increase agricultural production by promoting good agronomic practices e.g.: promoting conservation agriculture and access to improved inputs;
  2. Improve post-harvest food conservation by promoting post-harvest handling trainings & storage technologies;
  3. Increase in food consumption by empowering communities on the benefits of nutritious feeding.

The targeted communities are the most vulnerable households who are single-parent or single-person with an elderly people living alone, households headed by women and agricultural households possessing a small land or none at all.