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Mozambique | 6 June 2016
The challenges of chicken farming in Mozambique

Trade disputes have historically been fought over land, minerals and oil - but these days it's chickens. Poultry has become a major bargaining chip and a failure to compromise even threatened the m...


Mozambique | 28 May 2015
Livestock movement ban after FMD outbreak

The government in Mozambique has slapped a blanket ban on the movement of livestock in the districts of Magude and Massingir, in southern province of Gaza following an outbreak of foot and mouth disea...


Mozambique | 26 May 2015
Mozambique agriculture plan could displace 100,000 farmers

Mozambique is mulling a plan to lease 240,000 hectares of prime farmland to investors to grow crops for export, threatening to displace more than 100,000 local residents, activists and academics said,...


Mozambique | 2 January 2014
Mozambique's small farmers fear Brazilian-style agriculture

Rodolfo Razão, an elderly small farmer in Mozambique, obtained an official land usage certificate for his 10 hectares in 2010, but he has only been able to use seven. The rest was occupied by a South ...


Mozambique | 31 May 2013
Mozambique farmers seek halt to aid project

Farmers in Mozambique are calling on the governments of Japan, Brazil and Mozambique to halt a project aimed at supporting agricultural development there, saying it will result in land grabs. Membe...


Mozambique | 8 May 2013
Africa is 'the Brazil of the 1970s' in agriculture

Is sub-Saharan Africa, in agriculture, the Brazil of the 1970s? Savills, the property consultancy, believes so – although acknowledging that acquiring land in the Dark Continent is "not for the fai...


Mozambique | 7 May 2013
Mozambique: World Bank Loans for Agriculture

The Executive Board of the World Bank on 25 April approved two credits for a total of $150 million to improve Mozambique's agricultural performance. The loans are intended "to boost the Government ...


Mozambique | 1 February 2013
Beyond the farm: promoting agribusiness as a way out of poverty

If we're serious about ending poverty and feeding a growing planet, it's imperative that we focus on the 2 billion people who live and work on small farms in the developing world. Often, the best way ...


Mozambique | 11 January 2013
Mozambique loses 9,000 cattle due to lack of pastures

More than 9,000 cattle died in the Matebeleland south province last year due to lack of pastures in southern parts of the country, an official said Thursday. Mangwe district has the highest number ...


Mozambique | 10 January 2013
Mozambique buys farming equipment Italian donation

The Italian government has donated 7 million euros to Mozambique to obtain farming equipment with a view to mechanising the country’s agriculture, reports the Mozambican newspaper O País, specifying t...


Mozambique | 6 September 2012
Mozambique seeks India's help to develop tea industry

Mozambique is keen to rope in India’s expertise to develop its tea industry. A delegation from the African country, led by its Agriculture Minister, met representatives of the industry as well as the ...


Mozambique | 19 June 2012
Business backs agricultural growth corridors in Africa

Zacharia Elises expects to harvest more than five tonnes of maize this season at his 1.5 hectare farm plot in Catandica in Mozambique. This yield level is more than three times the average for the are...


Mozambique | 15 June 2012
Mozambique farmland is prize in land grab fever

In these days of financial uncertainty, the hot new investment tip is farmland. This spring, 750 Wall Street types crowded into New York's Waldorf-Astoria Hotel for a conference on investing in glo...


Mozambique | 26 October 2011
Minister denies theft of subsidy money

Mozambican Finance Minister Manuel Chang on Monday denied opposition claims that sums initially intended to subsidise...


Mozambique | 16 August 2011
Mozambique lures Brazilian farmers with land offer

Mozambique invites Brazilian soy, corn and cotton growers to plant on its savanna and introduce their farming know-how to sub-Saharan Africa, the head of Mato Grosso state’s cotton producers ass...


Mozambique | 9 December 2010
Mozambique’s Economy Set to Grow 7.2% in 2011 on Agriculture

Mozambique expects its economy to grow 7.2 percent next year, state controlled Televisao de Mocambique reported, citing Prime Minister Aires Ali quoting the government’s economic and social plan...


Mozambique | 29 November 2010
Libyan-Mozambican rice project launched Monday in Mozambique

A rice production project called, "Bela Vista Rice Project" is due to be launched Monday at the administrative post of Bela Vista, in the Matutuine district of Mozambique’s Maputo province, acco...