Nkula trees, known for the valuable wood they produce, are on the verge of extinction in Tete province due to illegal timber harvesting by Chinese companies, often working in collaboration with local authorities. Mozambique’s Ministry of Land, Environment and [...]
Tea production in Mozambique is below potential volumes and does not generate high enough revenues because authorities have not paid enough attention to the sector, producers warn. Valdemiro Varind, head of [...]
Mozambican president Filipe Nyusi told the population of the district of Palma yesterday that the LNG projects being developed there will bring jobs for 5,000 young people - but called for patience, predicting that ExxonMobil will not start construction on [...]
Recently-announced World Bank and EU-funded rural road projects in northern Mozambique are unlikely to result in real improvements unless the way the country’s roads are managed is radically overhauled, a veteran of the sector has told
Mozambique’s Ministry of Mineral Resources and Energy, MIREME, unveiled on Thursday a venture to improve how the government addresses the negative impacts of large-scale mining and oil and gas projects, with support from the World Bank.
International development work in Mozambique has grown increasingly difficult since the beginning of last year because authorities have stopped issuing so-called “short-term work communications”, work permits that allow organisations to bring foreign staff to Mozambique for work periods of less [...]
A Mozambican company has been granted a licence allowing it to cut wood in a national park, against regulations and in spite of having previously been fined for illegal woodcutting. The Tete provincial government has granted the company, known [...]
American IT company Cisco and South Africa’s Dimension Data will launch a project this year to prevent poaching in Mozambique through digital technology that tracks human activity.
Vale has agreed to make cash payments of up to MZN 600,000 ($10,000) to each of 290 households whom it resettled from its coal mining areas in Moatize, Tete province, in 2010 and 2011. The
Indian industrial corporation Jindal has reneged on a commitment to supply clean water to people living in the area of its coal mine in Tete, Mozambique, while scaling up production at the mine which it says has “increased [its] contribution to the [...]