Source: The World Bank Group |

Fighting fragility: Helping half a million girls stay in school in Mozambique

In 2021, the Government of Mozambique launched a program called “Eu Sou Capaz” with support from the World Bank through the Harnessing the Demographic Dividend Project

Ana António (name changed for privacy), a girl from Northern Mozambique, had all the odds stacked against her. Married at the age of 13, she had to leave school, only to be abandoned by her husband with a baby in her arms shortly after. Her baby died within a year.…

Source: Human Rights Watch (HRW) |

Mozambique: Pregnant Students, Adolescent Mothers Leave School

Instruct Educators on Obligations, Improve Reproductive Health Services

Pregnant or parenting adolescent girls and women drop out of school in Mozambique because they don’t get adequate support from schools; Girls who become parents often experience discrimination, stigma, and a lack of support and accommodation that makes juggling school and childcare responsibilities impossible. The lack of free education pushes many…

Source: World Food Programme (WFP) |

Italy helps World Food Programme (WFP) boost farmers resilience in Mozambique

Agriculture accounts for 80 percent of Mozambique’s GDP, the vast majority of which is from smallholder farmers’ production

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) welcomes a contribution of €2 million from the Government of Italy that will help tackle climate change-induced vulnerabilities and strengthen food and nutritional security for up to 10,000 people including smallholder farmers, youth and women from selected farmers organizations in Tete province, in…

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Source: African Development Bank Group (AfDB) |

Mozambique: African Development Bank lends $40 million to the Mozambique Rail and Port Authority to buy rolling stock for the Ressano Garcia railway line

Project implementation will improve logistics and reduce the cost of transporting goods and products using cost-effective, efficient means benefiting from economies of scale

Finance Approval date: 31 January 2024 Project name: Mozambique - Portos e Caminhos de Ferro de Moçambique EP (CFM) Amount: The African Development Bank is making a $40-million corporate loan to the state-owned enterprise Portos e Caminhos de Ferro de Moçambique EP (CFM), the Mozambique rail and port authority, to…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus |

Ambassador of Belarus I.Bely presents Credentials to the President of Mozambique

The sides discussed promising areas of Belarusian-Mozambican cooperation with a focus on the implementation of specific projects in agriculture and education

On February 2, 2024 the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Belarus to the Republic of Mozambique non-resdient, Igor Bely, presented his Credentials to the President of Mozambique, Filipe Jacinto Nyusi.  The sides discussed promising areas of Belarusian-Mozambican cooperation with a focus on the implementation of specific projects in agriculture and…

Source: U.S. Embassy in Mozambique |

United States Agency for International Development (USAID) deputy administrator Isobel Coleman visits Mozambique

The Deputy Administrator was a guest of honor at the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between USAID and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC)

USAID Deputy Administrator Isobel Coleman concluded a six-day trip to Mozambique, where she met with government officials, civil society actors and private sector representatives to highlight long-standing U.S. support to the country, especially in the central and northern provinces. After arriving in Maputo on January 25, Deputy Administrator Coleman met…

Source: U.S. Embassy in Mozambique |

United States (U.S.) and Switzerland Sign Memorandum of Understanding to Support Agribusiness in the North of Mozambique

The agreement merges USAID’s $25.5 million Feed the Future (FtF) Premier project with SDC’s $6.7 million Oholo project to create the FtF Premier-Oholo (PRO) Partnership

On Monday in Nampula, the U.S. Government, represented by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) signed an agreement to promote market-based farming in the Nacala Corridor.  Local farmers are the backbone of the region’s workforce, so the agreement promises…

Source: U.S. Embassy in Mozambique |

United States Invests in Clean Water, Sanitation in Northern Mozambique

This water strategy signals a new era of collaboration and progress, underscoring the U.S. government’s unwavering dedication to global water security

The U.S. Government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), announces that Mozambique was named a high priority country for the Global Water Strategy. The global strategy will guide USAID’s work with the Government of the Republic of Mozambique (GRM) over the next five years to strengthen the capacity…

Source: U.S. Embassy in Mozambique |

United States marks Partnerships in Cyclone recovery efforts in Sofala Province

The U.S. is partnered with UN agencies to make families and communities more resilient to cyclones and serious flooding

The U.S. government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), is pleased to announce significant progress in helping Mozambicans affected by cyclones and floods.  USAID’s Deputy Administrator Isobel Coleman visited today the city of Dondo, Sofala Province, a community that Cyclone Idai ravaged almost five years ago, to…

Source: Médecins sans frontières (MSF) |

Breaking barriers to safe abortion care in Mozambique

Mozambique has one of Africa’s most liberal abortion laws, allowing abortion on request during the first 12 weeks of pregnancy and up to 24 weeks in limited circumstances, including fetal abnormality

In Beira, a city on Mozambique’s central coast, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is connecting hard-to-reach communities with safe abortion care and other sexual and reproductive health services.  Mozambique has one of Africa’s most liberal abortion laws, allowing abortion on request during the first 12 weeks of pregnancy and up to 24 weeks in…