CUNIBUR - Agricultural risk assessment study in Burundi using a value chain approach

November 2023
April 2024
Project cost
47 000 €
Role in the project
Agricultural risk expertise




Agriculture Climate Market Modeling


Corn Rice


Main goals

The objective of this agricultural risk assessment study is to help decision-makers understand the risk profile of the value chains of selected products and to propose appropriate management tools for these risks for sustainable development policies, capacities institutions and investments of Burundi

Specific objectives

SO1. Carry out a detailed inventory and assess agricultural risks in the maize, rice and rabbit farming value chain
SO2. Provide information on their probability and their effects on the economy and agriculture
SO3. Propose agricultural risk management tools (ARM) adapted to selected sectors

Related people

Project officer / Agriculture & Market / France

Pierre Ricau

Holder of a Master Degree in "Agricultural Development and Economic Policies" from the Institute of Development Studies (IEDES), Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne University and AgroParisTech. He brings his expertise in agricultural market analysis (especially cashew, sesame, shea, cocoa, hevea, corn, rice and onion), development of agro-food sectors, training engineering and consultancy on public agricultural/agro-industrial policies

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Agroéconomiste, chargée d’étude / Agriculture & Marché / France

Anne Meyer

Agroeconomist graduated from the Institut des Régions Chaudes (IRC) of the Institut Agro Montpellier and from EM LYON (MSc Management), she has been passionate about tropical agricultural value chains for more than twenty years. She has put her skills at the service of NGOs and cooperatives, but also of the FAO and the organic agri-food industry (Ecotone group). She joined the Nitidæ studies department in March 2024.


Cédric Rabany

Holder of a Master of Science, "Agricultural Engineer and territories development" from the Institut Supérieur d’Agriculture (ISARA Lyon), he brings his expertise in agro-food/agricultural sectors' analysis and development, strengthening of supplychain actors (producers, private/public actors, agro-food industries...), socio-economic analysis of agricultural chains and his great knowledge of companies in these markets

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