UN-Habitat country programme Mozambique 2018-2021

UN-Habitat is the United Nations programme working towards a better urban future. Its mission is to promote socially and environmentally sustainable human settlements development and the achievement of adequate shelter for all. UN-Habitat has been working in Mozambique since 2002. Throughout the past years, UN-Habitat has built a strong position in the country and has worked closely with the Government of Mozambique and its partners. Currently UN-Habitat is working with teams based in Maputo, Nampula and Quelimane on projects concerning seven provinces.

UN-Habitat hosts rapid planning studio in Nampula, Mozambique

Nampula, 07 March 2016-- UN-Habitat last month organized a Rapid Planning Studio in Nacala corridor with 25 participants. Nacala corridor is one of the designated economic corridors in Mozambique that connects the main cities of Tete, Nampula and Nacala with the surrounding urban and rural areas and connects the hinterland of Malawi and Zambi to the port of Nacala.


DiMSUR holds third Executive Board meeting

Maputo, 5 November 2015-- The Technical Centre for Disaster Risk Management, Sustainability and Urban Resilience (DiMSUR) held its third Executive Board meeting in Maputo, Mozambique. DiMSUR was launched in 2014 by the Governments of Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique and the Union of Comoros with the support of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat), the European Commission Directorate-General for Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection (ECHO), the

Local Economic Development and Financing in Nampula-Nacala Development Corrodor in Mozambique

The underlying strategy of LED being recommended here is based upon identifying local resources, human, social, and natural that can be leveraged into economic assets. It is furthermore predicated upon the recognition that inclusive political and economic institutions create the opportunities that enable development ventures to come to fruition.

Mozambique: National Urban Profile

Mozambique, which is located on the south eastern coast of Africa, has a population of 20 million. Emerging from a devastating civil war in 1992, the country has grown at an annual rate of nearly 10 percent. The post war recovery has been described as a success story. Mozambique, like other developing countries, is facing a new problem related to the new urban migrants.

Mozambique: National Urban Profile - Portuguese

Moçambique situa-se na costa oriental de África, é um país com uma população aproximada de 20 milhões de habitantes. Saído de uma Guerra civil devastadora em 1992, o país tem crescido a uma taxa anual de quase10%.

A sua recuperação pós-guerra tem sido referenciada como um processo exemplar. Moçambique à imagem de outros países em vias de desenvolvimento enfrenta uma nova problemática, relacionada com os novos migrantes para os centros urbanos, a população urbana em Moçambique é constituída por cerca de 7 milhões de habitantes.

Mozambique Cities Urban Profile: Maputo, Nacala and Manica

Urban Profiling is a rapid, action-oriented assessment of urban conditions, focusing on priorities, capacity gaps, and existing institutional responses at the local and national levels.

The purpose of the study is to develop urban poverty reduction policies at local, national, and regional levels, through an assessment of needs and response mechanisms, and as a contribution to the wider-ranging implementation of the Millennium Development Goals.