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Mozambique - Rural Finance and Intermediation Project (RUFISP) - Project Completion Report
Some 70% of the estimated population of Mozambique at the time of the project commencement lived below the poverty line, in a country, rich with under-exploited resources. Eighty percent o fthe country’s 18.3 million people is found in rural areas. The agricultural sector, including fishing and forestry, remains the mainstay of the Mozambican economy.The sector’s contribution to GDP is estimated at 31 percent.