- Burundi Mining Corporation has been working on a gold project at Muyinga. Buminco, a joint venture between the government and private entrepreneurs, planned to begin small-scale mining in the Muyinga region, where there are 2 t of proven reserves.
- International Gold Exploration AB (Swedish, and also active in Kenya, Angola) is exploring the deposits in Mabayi-Butara, an area located in the north-western part of the country, about
75 kmnorth of the capital city, . Artisanal mining produced 5 310 kg gold from 1933 to 1962. Bujumbura
- Gold mineralization has been reported from Masaka.