INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES IN KEY SECTORS
- A deficit of commercial hydroelectric power production of 300 MW.
- The potential for commercial production of geothermal energy of 10 MW is not yet exploited.
- Good potential for generating wind energy.
- A huge potential for production of solar energy.
- Public company ONATEL (landline, cellular telephony and internet) is in the process of being privatized.
- The market for broadband internet is largely untapped.
- Many opportunities after installation of fiber optics including e-administration and e-banking.
- Almost all manufactured consumer goods are imported, thus providing full opportunities in almost every industry.
- Need for food products processing industry.
- Need for industrial production of bulding materials such as glasses, profiles,metal sheet, tile, cement, etc.
- Need for chemical industry and especi ally fertilizers for agriculture.
- There is one textile industry with very limited technology.
- Need for pharmaceutical industry.
- Need for biodegradable packing industry.
Hotel and Tourism
- Need to develop thalassotherapy activities.
- Full opportunities to improve beach tourism and water sports on Lake Tanganyika.
- Need to build hotels and other accommodation in national parks and other attraction infrastructures.
- Ned to build high standing conference centers.
- Insufficient high standard hotel capacity: Major international hotel chains are not represented.
Needs in maritime transport and port services
- Improving the system for automated loading in the port of Bujumbura and its expansion to large container ships and other vessels for passengers.
- Improving transport services of passengers and freight on Lake Tanganyika.
- Link the Bujumbura port and the port of Durban through the construction and operationalization of a line of 200 km railway between Mpulungu and Kasama (Zambia).
- Building a naval building site.
- Install a cold chain at the port of Bujumbura.
- New locomotives and wagons for central corridor as a multi-user Lake Railway, Dar Es Salaam to the port of Bujumbura via Kigoma.