Mozambique

Mozambique and the AfDB

Since its first project in 1977 in Mozambique, the Bank Group has regularly provided significant and diversified support to the country’s development efforts characterized by a well-balanced sector distribution: agriculture, US $568 million (28%); transport, US $300 million (15%); multi-sector, US $629 million (31%); water and sanitation, US $145 million (7%); power, US $128 million (6%); social, US $111 million (5%); communications, US $55 million (2%); industry/mining, US $47 million (2%); and finance, US $22 million (1%).

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Mozambique Economic Outlook

  • Mozambique’s GDP growth declined in 2015 to 6.3% because of lower export earnings and public expenditure but is expected to expand to 6.5% in 2016.
  • Amid government-opposition political tensions, improved financial management and public expenditure are needed to counter growing inequalities.
  • The number of Mozambicans in cities will rise from 31% now to 40% by 2040 and they will need better transport and facilities.

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Key Facts

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Capital: Maputo
Area: 801,590 sq km
Total Population 2015: 25.8 Million
Urban Population 2015: 31.68%
Female Population 2015: 51.11%
GDP: US$ 16.3 Billion
GNI Per Capita 2015: US$ 510
Inflation Rate: 4.26%
Crude Birth Rate (per 1000): 38.89%
Human Development Index (rank / 187): 185
Human Development Index (scale 0 to 1): 0.327
Membership Date: 04/06/1976
Cumulative Approvals (1967-2015): UA 1.4 Billion

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Mozambique field office

African Development Bank Group
Avenida Tenente Osvaldo Tazama e Marginal Torres Rani, 4o Andar Maputo
Tel: (+258)21498113 / (+258)21495273 / (+258)21495272 / (+258)21485271 / (+258)21495600 / (+258)21496409
(+258)823013268 / (+258)823053992 / (+258)823340127 / (+258)823117526 / (+258)843117528 / (+258)843117527

Mr. Joseph Ribeiro, Resident Representative

Southern Africa Regional Development and Business Delivery Office

African Development Bank Group
339 Witch-Hazel Avenue
Highveld Ext. 78
Centurion, South Africa

Tel: +27 12 003 6900

Ms. Tonia KANDIERO, Director General