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  • Blog post

    A história do José: 9 Dicas para transformar o boom do sector de construção num motor de crescimento inclusivo em Moçambique

    A indústria da construção é a espinha dorsal do crescimento económico em muitos países em desenvolvimento, incluindo Moçambique, onde o sector cresceu quase 12% em 2015. Através da história de um jovem carpinteiro Moçambicano, a economista do IGC Moçambique, sintetiza o conteúdo de um estudo recentemente publicado pelo IGC em 9 dicas que podem ajudar o Governo a...

    6 Oct 2016 | Novella Maugeri

  • Project

    Implementing the National Development Strategy: Poultry and cotton production clusters

    This project seeks to support the implementation of the National Development Strategy by designing a set of policy interventions with a focus on the poultry and cotton sectors. The National Development Strategy aims at inclusive and sustainable economic growth, driven by structural transformation and economic diversification. It is a high-level cross-sectoral policy...

    3 Oct 2016 | Vasco Nhabinde, Rafael Uaiene, Alberto Da Cruz, Jorrit Oppewal

  • Blog post

    Quer se tornar um empreendedor em Moçambique? 3 Coisas que você precisa saber!

    Os economistas do IGC-Moçambique, Novella e Jorrit, compartilham connosco algumas lições do Workshop sobre Desenvolvimento do Sector Privado realizado em Maputo no mês de Março de 2016. Com um défice geral de qualificações e um fraco sistema de informação sobre o mercado laboral, os empresários em Moçambique tem que encontrar meios inovadores para superar as...

    21 Jun 2016 | Novella Maugeri, Jorrit Oppewal

  • Publication - Working Paper

    The diffusion of mobile money: Evidence from a lab experiment in the field

    20 Jun 2016 | Cátia Batista, Marcel Fafchamps, Pedro Vicente

  • Blog post

    Clicking towards Mozambique’s new jobs

    A new online job portal in Mozambique may have the potential to improve job-matching through improved access to information between jobs and job-seekers. Inclusive growth in developing countries can hardly be achieved without a widespread dissemination of labour market information. Fortunately, growing penetration of the internet can circumvent existing limitations...

    13 May 2016 | Pedro Martins

  • Blog post

    Want to become an entrepreneur in Mozambique? 3 things you need to know!

    IGC Country Economists Novella and Jorrit share lessons from the IGC Private Sector Development Workshop held in Maputo on March 2016. With low levels of internet penetration, entrepreneurs must find innovative means of overcoming key barriers to building and growing businesses in challenging environments. Imagine you are an entrepreneur who decides to start a business in...

    9 May 2016 | Novella Maugeri, Jorrit Oppewal

  • Event

    Workshop on Private Sector Development in Mozambique – Focus on Managers and Workers

    On 24th March 2016, IGC Mozambique hosted a workshop in Maputo to deliver the baseline results derived from the initial phase of the projects “Financial Literacy of Managers and the Efficiency of Capital Allocation in Corporations” , “Developing vocational training in the Mozambique labour market”  and "Evaluation of the Impact of Mobile Banking and Financial...

    24 March 2016

  • Publication - Miscellaneous

    IGC Mozambique 2017-18 Workplan

    The IGC is contributing to policy in Mozambique mainly through its work on private sector development and state effectiveness. Within these broad themes, we have been particularly active in the areas of access to financial services through mobile money, as well as the construction industry. Current projects include research into the impact of mobile money, an evaluation...

    15 Feb 2016 | International Growth Centre

  • Project

    Improving the management of the health system in Mozambique

    Despite global efforts, we still see 289,000 maternal deaths and 2,762,592 preventable newborn deaths each year (UNICEF 2013). Antenatal care is a critical building block for maternal and newborn health care. Access to affordable, high quality antenatal care (ANC) offers the opportunity to inform women about potential danger signs to look for during their pregnancy,...

    10 Feb 2016 | Sandra Sequeira, Margaret McConnel, Julia Goldberg Raifman