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  • Publication - Policy Brief

    Pacto público-privado como mecanismo de transformação económica

    Na próxima década, a economia moçambicana será receptora de enormes fluxos de investimento directo estrangeiro, associados à exploração das grandes reservas de gás na bacia do Rovuma, o que terá impacto significativo no crescimento económico. Apesar deste potencial, a exploração destes recursos naturais não garante o desenvolvimento socioeconómico...

    1 Jun 2018 | Jorrit Oppewal, Alberto Da Cruz

  • Publication - Policy Brief

    Public-private pacts in poultry and cotton for economic transformation in Mozambique

    Over the next decade, the Mozambican economy will receive enormous FDI inflows linked to the exploration of the large natural gas reserves in the Rovuma basin which will have a significant impact on economic growth. However, this natural resource extraction does not guarantee sustainable socio-economic development, meaning there is a need to create a robust and...

    1 Jun 2018 | Jorrit Oppewal, Alberto Da Cruz

  • Multimedia Item - Video

    Elias Papaioannou: The economics of clearing land mines

    IGC researcher Elias Papaioannou of the London Business School discusses his research on the economic effects of clearing landmines, using the example of Mozambique.

    12 Feb 2018

  • Publication - Policy Brief

    Achieving greater financial inclusion in Mozambique: Challenges and the way forward

    4 Jan 2018 | Steffen Hoernig, Novella Maugeri

  • Blog post

    Women’s Financial Inclusion: 5 Reasons Why it Matters for Mozambique

    The IGC recently published a policy brief that discusses the obstacles to financial inclusion in Mozambique. It tackles two of the main challenges: the low levels of financial literacy and the absence of interoperability. Novella Maugeri (Country Economist, IGC Mozambique) analyses this brief from the perspective of gender empowerment. How do you get your money from the...

    19 Dec 2017 | Novella Maugeri

  • Blog post

    The multiplier effect of Mozambique’s natural gas discovery and FDI bonanza

    In the two years following the discovery, FDI inflows, driven by new projects in new industries, increased by 58%. There was also strong growth in manufacturing, retail, business services and construction, accompanied by substantial job creation. Natural resources and growth Natural resources are often thought of as a curse, slowing economic growth in resource-rich...

    18 Dec 2017 | Gerhard Toews, Pierre-Louis Vezina

  • Blog post

    All Peas in One Basket: Lessons from the 2017 Pigeon Pea Crisis

    In recent years, the rapid expansion of pigeon pea production provided a boost to the rural economy of Central and Northern Mozambique. However, the 2017 price collapse created a crisis in the main production areas that calls attention to the need to improve the monitoring of market trends and to launch a joint effort aimed at diversification. During the past decade, the...

    7 Dec 2017 | Alberto Da Cruz, Jorrit Oppewal

  • Blog post

    Todas as Fichas num Único Feijão: Lições da Crise de Feijão Bóer de 2017

    Nos últimos anos, a rápida expansão da produção de feijão bóer dinamizou a economia rural na Zona Centro-Norte de Moçambique. Porém, a queda drástica do preço em 2017 gerou uma crise nas zonas de maior produção e chama a atenção para a necessidade de se melhorar o acompanhamento das dinâmicas do mercado e de um esforço conjunto para a...

    7 Dec 2017 | Alberto Da Cruz, Jorrit Oppewal

  • Blog post

    A socio-economic crisis in rural Mozambique

    The districts of Middle and Upper Zambézia, in Central Mozambique, were most affected by the fall of the pigeon pea price in 2017. Most farmers did not have any financial return to their investment in the previous agricultural season, which created multiplier effects in the local economy. Mozambique has been going through difficult economic times since 2015. This has been...

    7 Dec 2017 | Alberto Da Cruz, Jorrit Oppewal