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01/03/2019 - The Bank’s regional governors from southern Africa gathered yesterday to consider and discuss the work of the African Development Bank in the past year, following detailed presentations by the Bank’s senior management and an opening speech of welcome by Bank President Akinwumi Adesina.

Categories: Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, São Tomé and Príncipe, South Africa, eSwatini, Zambia, Zimbabwe, The President


18/01/2019 - Locally grown rice and vegetables are flourishing in Mozambique’s Massangena district, a testament to the success of an agriculture and rural development project that has brought massive dividends to inhabitants of the traditional farming region, once seen as semi-arid.

Categories: Mozambique, Agriculture & Agro-industries


26/11/2018 - Mozambique has made significant strides despite an economic slump over the past two years, according to the latest African Development Bank Country Result Brief. Between 2004 and 2015, Mozambique was one of Africa’s fastest-growing economies, but a drop in GDP growth poses a number of challenges for the Southern African coastal economy.

Categories: Mozambique


08/11/2018 - The projects form part of a development finance compact between the Bank, the government of Portugal, and the six Portuguese-speaking countries of Africa - Angola, Cabo Verde, Equatorial Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique, and Sao Tomé and Principe, also known as PALOPs. The compact, signed at the African Investment Forum in Johannesburg on Tuesday, stems from efforts by the African Development Bank to bring more focus on the private sector in the PALOPs.

Categories: Cabo Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Equatorial Guinea, Angola, Mozambique, São Tomé and Príncipe, Portugal, Private Sector, Partnerships


02/11/2018 - The African Development Bank and Mozambique’s Lúrio University recently launched the UniLúrio Support to Skills Development for Agriculture and Industry Programme in Pemba, and, awarded 68 scholarships of which 39 (57%) were allocated to women. The Bank is investing UA 11.10 million (US$ 15.5 million), grant in the five-year project.

Categories: Mozambique


27/06/2018 - Mozambique’s agriculture sector plays a paramount role in its economy, in particular from a rural growth perspective, given its large yet untapped potential for agro-business and agricultural value chains. The private sector also remains a critical player in the country’s development process. However, lack of infrastructure and support to agricultural transformation and value chain development have disadvantaged rural populations and the country’s agriculture potential.

Categories: Mozambique


08/06/2018 - A Mozambican delegation headed by Economy Minister Adriano Maleiane participated in the African Development Bank’s Annual Meetings in Busan, Korea, a key conference on economic affairs for the continent at which Finance Ministers from the Bank’s 80 Member States meet with academics, development partners and civil society organizations.

Categories: Mozambique, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Employment, Private Sector, Partnerships, Fund for African Private Sector Assistance


05/06/2018 - The Mozambican Government seeks to provide universal access to electricity for economic development. To that end, the Electricity IV project was co-financed by the African Development Bank, the Government of Mozambique and the OPEC Fund for International Development. Implemented for over 10 years, the project was completed in 2017.

Categories: Mozambique, Energy & Power, Partnerships


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