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  • 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

  • Blog post

    A Crise Socioeconómica no Meio Rural Zambeziano

    Os distritos da Média e Alta Zambézia sofreram o maior impacto da queda do preço de feijão bóer em 2017. O grosso dos produtores não teve retorno financeiro do investimento feito na última campanha agrícola, o que provocou efeitos multiplicadores na economia local. Moçambique tem atravessado tempos de crise económica desde 2015, provocada pela descoberta de...

    7 Dec 2017 | Alberto Da Cruz, Jorrit Oppewal

  • Publication - Working Paper

    Resource discoveries and FDI bonanzas: An illustration from Mozambique

    3 Nov 2017 | Gerhard Toews, Pierre-Louis Vezina

  • Project

    The impact of conflict and refugee re-settlement on state capacity and economic growth: Evidence from Mozambique

    By the end of 2014, the number of people forcibly displaced had risen to a staggering 59.5 million compared to 37.5 million in 2004. Globally, one in every 122 humans is now either a refugee, internally displaced, or seeking asylum. While the policy focus of the international community has been on providing immediate humanitarian assistance, a crucial next step will be to...

    25 Oct 2017 | Sandra Sequeira, Stelios Michalopoulos, Elias Papaioannou, Giorgio Chiovelli

  • Case Study: Firms

    Mapping industrialisation in Africa

    Our series of ‘enterprise maps’ offers the first comprehensive analysis of the industrial sectors in five African countries for potential investors and policymakers seeking to foster industrial development.

    20 Oct 2017

  • Event

    Workshop on financial inclusion in Mozambique: Interoperability and literacy

    This workshop will focus on financial literacy and its potential for fostering inclusive growth in Mozambique. The program will include a presentation by Prof Sandra Sequeira on the results of the project Evaluation of the impact of mobile banking and financial literacy on microenterprise development in Mozambique, a presentation by Prof Steffen Hoernig on the results of...

    20 September 2017

  • Case Study: Firms

    Management matters: How bad management is holding back growth

    Our research has found well managed firms are more productive, profitable, and grow faster than badly managed ones, and suggests policies that can help firms improve practices.

    23 Aug 2017

  • Blog post

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

    Promoting structural transformation and economic growth through public-private collaboration is key for development. While there is no shortage of economic transformation strategies, many have not been effectively implemented. Most strategies are general and multisectoral, and thus fail to address important sector-specific constraints. Additionally, failure to effectively...

    1 Aug 2017 | Jorrit Oppewal