Mozambique and the U.S. Launch Aflatoxin and Chronic Malnutrition Study in Nampula

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE Mozambique and the U.S. Launch Aflatoxin and Chronic Malnutrition Study in Nampula October 24, 2018 – The Government of the United States, through its Agency for International Development, launched early this week a study to assess the relationship between aflatoxin exposure and ...
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USAID Counselor Thomas Staal’s Meeting With President Filipe Jacinto Nyusi Of Mozambique

For Immediate Release Tuesday, June 13, 2017 U.S. Agency for International Development Counselor Thomas Staal met with President Filipe Jacinto Nyusi of Mozambique today to discuss a range of issues, including progress in public health, agriculture, education, combating wildlife trafficking, and improving the business environment in Mozambique. They also discussed the ongoing implementation of the ...
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Launch of the new the Feed the Future Mozambique RAMA – Nacala Corridor

The United States Government (USG) launched on May 9th, in Nampula, the new Feed the Future Mozambique Resilient Agricultural Markets Activity (RAMA) – Nacala Corridor funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The USG, in partnership with the Government of Mozambique, local partners and the private sector has invested heavily in the ...
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Inauguration of IITA’s new facilities in the celebration of its 50th year anniversary.

The United States Government (USG), the Agricultural Research Institute of Mozambique (IIAM) and the International Institute for Tropical Agriculture (IITA) inaugurated, on May 8th, the new research facilities of IITA in the city of Nampula, partially funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). With USG support IITA has upgraded and equipped its ...
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U.S. invests more than $40 million for projects in Nampula

The Ambassador of the United States of America to Mozambique, Mr. Dean Pittman, visited Nampula Province from 8th to 9th of May 2017. The U.S. Ambassador launched $38 million in new agricultural investments from the U.S. Government in support of Mozambican farmers and agribusinesses. These programs are targeted specifically to help smallholder farmers in Nampula ...
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Ambassador Pittman visits Marketplace for Nutritious Foods grantee

During his first visit to Manica province in August, Ambassador Dean Pittman visited one of the Marketplace for Nutritious Foods grantees, VEGMAN. The purpose of the visit was to reiterate USG support for small and medium enterprise growth, production of nutritious foods, and bio-fortification. The Marketplace project supported VEGMAN with technical assistance and a grant to ...
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U.S. Inaugurates Partnering for Innovation Export Trading Group Hub in Chimoio

Ambassador Dean Pittman participated on August 17, 2016, in the inauguration of one of 23 hubs being built by Export Trading Group (ETG) for storage and supply of seeds in the provinces of Tete, Nampula, Manica, and Zambézia under USAID’s Partnering for Innovation (P4I) program. Ambassador Pittman saw one of USAID public-private partnerships first hand ...
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Mozambican sweet potato expert win World Food Prize

Maria Andrade’s OFSP breeding research began in 1997 in drought-prone areas of Sub-Saharan Africa with intensive adaptive trials that led to the release of nine drought-tolerant varieties distributed to farmers in Mozambique in 2001. Her “value-chain” approach incorporated both socio-market and agro-processing strategies to ensure a sustainable program for the long term to address food ...
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