Funding under U.S. Ambassador’s Special Self-Help (SSH) Program

The Embassy of the United States of America welcomes the submission of proposals for funding under the Ambassador’s Special Self-Help Fund (SSH – PDF 310 KB) . The SSH assists Mozambican community organizations and groups to develop lasting, self-sustaining projects that benefit entire communities. AWARD INFORMATION Length of performance period: 06 to 12 months; Number of awards anticipated: Five awards (dependent on amounts); Award amounts: awards ...
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U.S. Supports Increased Trade with Mozambique through the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA)

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE The United States Supports Increased Trade with Mozambique through the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) May 14, 2018 – The Ministry of Industry and Commerce launched today Mozambique’s AGOA Utilization Strategy.  Designed to increase trade and economic growth throughout Africa, the ...
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Op-ed by U.S. Ambassador Dean Pittman for World Press Freedom Day

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE Op-ed by U.S. Ambassador Dean Pittman for World Press Freedom Day May 3, 2018 In the dark days of September 1962 in my home state of Mississippi, after the U.S. Federal Government was forced to send in the army to enroll the ...
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U.S. Government supports rehabilitation of pediatric health services in Maputo City

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE U.S. Government supports rehabilitation of pediatric health services in Maputo City April 30, 2018 – MAPUTO.  U.S. Ambassador to Mozambique Dean Pittman participated in a ceremony to officially deliver to city health authorities a set of pediatric rehabilitation projects developed in eight ...
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Ambassador Pittman remarks for the World Malaria Day Celebrations

Ambassador Pittman’s participation at the World Malaria Day Celebrations Wednesday, April 25, 2018 Campus da Lhanguene – Universidade Pedagógica (UP), Maputo City 8:30 – 11:00 Honorable Minister of Health, Dra. Nazira Abdula, Honorable Representative of Maputo City, Respected Representatives from Donor Partners and Implementing Partners Organizations, Respected Representatives from Exxon-Mobil Dear Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen: ...
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Ambassador Pittman remarks for Earth Networks PPP Agreement Signing with INAM

Ceremony and Remarks for Earth Networks PPP Agreement Signing with National Meteorology Institute (INAM) Monday, April 16, 2018; 16:00-18:00 pm Polana Serena Hotel Delagoa Lounge Your Excellency, Ms. Manuela Ribeiro, Vice-Minister of Transportation and Communication Aderito Aramuge, Instituto Nacional de Meteorologia de Moçambique (INAM) Mr. Ari Davidov, Director for international Development at Earth Networks Honorable ...
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2018 U.S. Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) Small Grants Competition

U.S. Embassy Maputo is accepting applications for the 2018 U.S. Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) Small Grants Competition.  AFCP supports the preservation of cultural sites, cultural objects, and forms of traditional cultural expression in more than 100 developing countries around the world, including Mozambique. The Small Grants Competition considers projects from $10,000 up to ...
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Ambassador Pittman meets young journalist Aunicio da Silva

8 December 2017 – Ambassador Pittman held a meeting , in his office, with a young journalist Aunicio da Silva, our newly returned 2017 Mandela Washington Alumnus for Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI). Aunicio is a journalist and media entrepreneur and founder and editor of the Ikweli newspaper based in the city of Nampula, Mozambique.
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Swearing-In Ceremony for 54 Peace Corps Volunteers in Mozambique

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE Swearing-In Ceremony for 54 Peace Corps Volunteers in Mozambique November 30, 2017 – The U.S. Peace Corps announces the swearing-in ceremony of a diverse group of 54 Volunteers that will serve for two years in the Education sector throughout Mozambique. The ceremony ...
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Ambassador Pittman’s Participation in the Conference on Doing Business in Mozambique

Boa Tarde Your Excellence President Nyusi, Your Excellence Minister Tonela, Dear colleagues, Ladies and Gentlemen, It is a pleasure to be here today, and an honor to speak about such an important topic.  I applaud the leadership of Minister Tonela to host such a conference, and of President Nyusi to signal his commitment to improving ...
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 PEPFAR Small Grants signing ceremony involving 30 organizations

The Ambassador Pittman on Thursday, 21 September 2017, approved 30 community-based projects belonging to Mozambican organizations that contribute to the control of the HIV / AIDS epidemic in the priority districts of Mozambique. Funded by PEPFAR (The U.S.President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief ), the program disbursed about US $ 809,000 to support important actions in ...
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U.S. and Mozambican governments accelerate response to HIV in Zambezia province

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE U.S. and Mozambican governments accelerate response to HIV in Zambezia province September, 13, 2017 – Mozambique and the United States of America today officially launched the “Zambezia HIV Response Acceleration Plan,” which will include an investment of US$ 15 million to strengthen the province’s ...
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US renews partnership with Mozambique against HIV epidemic

  Ministry of Health Avenida Eduardo Mondlane, 1008 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE US renews partnership with Mozambique against HIV epidemic September 12, 2017 – The governments of the United States of America and Mozambique today renewed their partnership in the fight against AIDS by ...
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The U.S. Ambassador Dean Pittman welcomes Dr. Jennifer Adams as Mission Director to USAID Mozambique

Embassy of the United States of America Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 PO Box 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE The U.S. Ambassador Dean Pittman welcomes Dr. Jennifer Adams as Mission Director to USAID Mozambique August 14, 2017 – Dr. Jennifer Adams was sworn-in Thursday, August 10, 2017 as the U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Mission ...
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Congratulations to President Nyusi and Renamo Leader Dhlakama

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE   PRESS RELEASE Congratulations to President Nyusi and Renamo Leader Dhlakama August 7, 2017 – The United States Government offers its sincere congratulations to the President of the Republic of Mozambique, Filipe Jacinto Nyusi, and the leader of Renamo, Afonso Dhlakama, on the occasion ...
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U.S. Naval War College professors offer seminar at Institute for Superior Defense Studies

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE U.S. Naval War College professors offer seminar at Institute for Superior Defense Studies July 19, 2017 – In coordination with Mozambique’s Institute for Superior Defense Studies (ISEDEF), two professors from the U.S. Naval War College offered a strategy development workshop from July ...
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Mozambique-USA Alumni Association (MUSAA) Conference – “Alumni and the Spirit of Leadership”

Ambassador Pittman’s Remarks at Mozambique-USA Alumni Association (MUSAA) Conference “Alumni and the Spirit of Leadership” Tuesday, July 18, 2017 Maputo Esteemed MUSAA Board of Directors Members of the General Assembly Council Representatives And Assembled Alumni It is my pleasure to join you for this first formal meeting of MUSAA – a milestone that has been ...
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27 new journalists graduate from the MídiaLab program

MAPUTO, Mozambique, 22 June 2017 – This morning, the Media Strengthening Program (MSP) graduated 27 new journalists from the ten-month MídiaLab vocational training program for emerging media professionals. At the graduation event at IREX, U.S. Ambassador Dean Pittman spoke to the new journalists and handed over their certificates of completion. “I have been impressed by ...
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Ambassador Pittman visits U.S.-funded projects in Sofala

The United States Ambassador, Dean Pittman visited, from 16th to 18th of May 2017 in Sofala Province, different sites that are receiving support from the U.S. Government through its Agency for International Development (USAID), the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as well as ...
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U.S. Government delivers Medical-Military Clinical Analysis Laboratory at Matacuane, Beira

The U.S. Embassy in Mozambique, through the Defense Attaché’s Office, carried out, on May 17, 2017, the delivery of the rehabilitated Clinical Analysis Laboratory at the Matacuane Military-Medical Post in the City of Beira. The rehabilitation work is valued at US $ 130,000 funded by the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). In ...
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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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Expansion of the Viable Sweet Potato for Africa (VISTA) activity

The United States Government (USG), the Agricultural Research Institute of Mozambique (IIAM) and the International Institute Potato Center (CIP) announced on May 8th, in Nampula, the expansion of the Viable Sweet Potato for Africa (VISTA) activity. Financially this project investment will pass from $2.25 million to $12.25 million. The United States Government through its Agency ...
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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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U.S. Supports Mozambique in Ending Malaria for Good

U.S. GOVERNMENT RELEASES MALARIA REPORT, SHOWCASING PROGRESS, OUTLINING CHALLENGES FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 25, 2017 (Maputo, Mozambique, April 25) –  The United States’ President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI), led by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and implemented together with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), today released its eleventh annual report documenting progress across its ...
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Ambassador’s speech at Comité de Coordenação Sectorial (CCS) do Ministério da Saúde

Speech from CCS Meeting   Your Excellency Dra. Nazira Abdula, Minister of Health, Your Excellency Dr. Mouzinho Saide, Vice – Minister of Health, Honorable representatives of the Embassies and United Nations organizations supporting the health sector here today, Senhoras e Senhores, Good morning everyone, and thank you for joining us for this important event. A ...
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Ambassador Pittman launches PASSOS to Provide HIV Services, Prevention to Those Most at Risk

On April 6, Ambassador Pittman joined with representatives of the Government of Mozambique at the Port of Maputo Health Center to launch the PEPFAR-funded project, Integrated HIV Prevention and Health Services for Key and Priority Populations, known as PASSOS.  PASSOS is a five-year project that aims to provide integrated, comprehensive, and friendly HIV/AIDS prevention, care, ...
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Ambassador Dean Pittman’s Op-Ed for World TB Day, March 24

World TB Day, March 24 More than a century ago, in 1882, German doctor Robert Koch announced the discovery of the TB bacillus, the bacteria that causes tuberculosis (TB).  At the time, TB killed one in seven people worldwide.  Koch became known as the Father of Bacteriology, and his discovery made possible the development of ...
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Ambassador Pittman Meets the Amazing TB Rats of APOPO

To observe World Tuberculosis Day, Ambassador Dean Pittman and English Club facilitators from the Martin Luther King Jr. American Cultural Center visited the APOPO offices, met some of the four-legged partners in detecting TB, and saw a demonstration of how the rats do their work. APOPO has trained giant pouched rats, which are indigenous to ...
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PEPFAR Small Grants signing ceremony involving 17 organizations

The U.S. Embassy hosted a signing ceremony for the PEPFAR Small Grants program on February 8, 2017, at American Cultural Center.  The ceremony was the starting point for these 17 community based organizations to implement projects that will support the work of PEPFAR to end the AIDS epidemic in Mozambique.  PEPFAR, formally known as the ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Pittman at Opening of YALI Regional Leadership Center in Maputo

Remarks at Opening of YALI Regional Leadership Center in Maputo Maputo, Eduardo Mondlane University Monday, October 31, 2016   Dr. Quilambo Dr. Macome Professor Moche Dr. Mokate Ms. Machanguana YALI Regional Leadership Center participants, good morning. On behalf of the U.S. government I would like to welcome you to the opening of the Maputo satellite ...
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Ambassador Pittman at Opening of YALI Regional Leadership Center in Maputo

In July 2014, U.S. President Barack Obama announced the creation of four Regional Leadership Centers (RLCs), located in South Africa, Ghana, Kenya and Senegal.  The Maputo Center, which opened in October, is a branch of the South Africa Center, focusing on Lusophone participants. These centers are part of the broader program under YALI to empower ...
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Ambassador Pittman’s Meeting with CTA’s Board of Directors

  The U.S. Ambssador in Mozambique, Dean Pittman had on October 25, 2016 a courtesy meeting with the Board of Directors of the Confederação das Associações Económicas de Moçambique (CTA) and visited their office. The United States Ambassador to Mozambique Dean Pittman’s visit to CTA facilities was a courtesy visit within the framework of the ...
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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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Ambassador Pittman’s visit to “Primeiro de Maio” Health Center in Chimoio

The U.S Ambassador in Mozambique, Dean Pittman, on August 18, 2016, visited the PEPFAR/USAID-supported “Primeiro de Maio” Health Center in Chimoio, Manica Province. The facility links directly with community efforts to better streamline HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment, and care services.  During the visit, Pittman reaffirmed the U.S Government commitment to save lives by supporting the National HIV/AIDS Program. ...
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Ambassador Pittman visits American Corner and Radio Gesom in Chimoio

Ambassador Dean Pittman visited the American Corner at the Catholic University during his trip to Manica province in August, 2016. The American Corner serves students and community members in Chimoio who seek information on the U.S. and English Language materials. The American Corner is also used for U.S. Embassy-sponsored programs. During the visit Ambassador Pittman ...
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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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Ambassador Pittman visits Gorongosa National Park

The Ambassador made his first visit to Gorongosa National Park this week.  He was there with Minister Correia in honor of World Forestry Day and to participate in the official opening of the park for the tourist season.  The park is managed by an American NGO, which works with the Mozambican government to encourage economic ...
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