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  • 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

  • Publication - Project Report

    Estudo Sectorial: Cadeia de Valor do Frango em Moçambique

    O objectivo deste estudo é analisar a cadeia de valor de avicultura para identificar as principais barreiras e propor um ´pacto´ específico ao subsector entre o Governo e o sector privado, que detalha compromissos mútuos de intervenções de política e investimentos. Espera-se que a implementação do pacto possa melhorar a competitividade do sector, alavancando...

    22 May 2017 | Jorrit Oppewal, Alberto Da Cruz, Vasco Nhabinde

  • Event

    Natural resource management and FDI: Challenges for Mozambique

    Mozambique made a transition from a resource-poor economy at the end of the 1990s, when over 60% of export revenue was derived from agriculture and fisheries, to a resource-rich economy today, with natural resources accounting for over 60% of export revenue. The importance of natural resources is set to expand much further during the next decade, with the discovery of large...

    27 March 2017