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In Burundi, PoCs have access to work permits to access formal employment as well as the right to access land and natural resources. PoCs in Burundi face the same constraints as major parts of the population, with the national context greatly impacting their supply capacity, which has led to severe food insecurity and a growing poverty rate among PoCs. Some PoCs currently engage in small scale commerce and self-sustainable businesses, however, due to an unstable political situation, urban refugee businesses might be negatively impacted. Most previous livelihood initiatives were unsuccessful due to a lack of knowledge regarding market assessments and growth sectors. Out of 1,437 PoCs surveyed, 7.6% worked in trade, 3% worked in one time jobs and 65.2% were dependent on food aid distributions.