U.S. Government Donates 336,000 Single-dose Johnson & Johnson Vaccines to Mozambique

U.S. Embassy Avenida Marginal, 5467 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo, Mozambique   PRESS RELEASE U.S. Government Donates 336,000 Single-dose Johnson & Johnson Vaccines to Mozambique  September 24, 2021– Today, at the Mavalane International Airport in Maputo, the United States government donated 336,000 doses of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine to the Mozambican Ministry of Health. …

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FACT SHEET: Targets for Global COVID-⁠19 Summit Summitral Assembly

FACT SHEET: Targets for Global COVID-⁠19 Summit Summitral Assembly The White House September 22, 2021 We invite all Global COVID-19 Summit participants to join us in aligning around the global targets and taking the associated required actions to end the COVID-19 pandemic and build back better. These global targets and associated actions by governments, international institutions, …

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Remarks by President Biden Before the 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly

Remarks by President Biden Before the 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly The White House Washington, DC September 21, 2021 United Nations Headquarters New York, New York THE PRESIDENT:  Mr. President, Mr. Secretary-General, my fellow delegates, to all those who dedicate themselves to this noble mission of this institution: It’s my honor to …

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U.S. Government Supports Local Research to Improve Malaria Treatment and Maternal and Child Health

U.S. Embassy Avenida Marginal, 5467 P.O. Box, 783 Maputo, Mozambique   PRESS RELEASE  U.S. Government Supports Local Research to Improve Malaria Treatment and Maternal and Child Health  September 21, 2021 – The U.S. Government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), recently provided an $800,000 grant to the Centro de Investigação em Saúde …

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U.S. Government Provides 15 Life-Saving Oxygen Concentrators to Improve Medical Oxygen Availability in Mozambique

U.S. Embassy Avenida Marginal, 5467 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo, Mozambique   PRESS RELEASE  U.S. Government Provides 15 Life-Saving Oxygen Concentrators to Improve Medical Oxygen Availability in Mozambique September 8, 2021 – The U.S. Government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), donated 15 state-of-the-art oxygen concentrators to assist Mozambique’s efforts to increase its …

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U.S. Government Provides $40.5 Million to Improve Family Planning and Maternal and Child Health in Mozambique

U.S. Embassy MOZAMBIQUE   PRESS RELEASE U.S. Government Provides $40.5 Million to Improve Family Planning and Maternal and Child Health in Mozambique  August 30, 2021 – The U.S. Embassy in Mozambique launched the Improved Family Planning Initiative (USAID IFPI) project to improve maternal and child health in Mozambique and empower women and couples to make …

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U.S. Government Commemorates World Ranger Day and Recognizes the Bravery and Dedication of Mozambican Scouts and Rangers  

U.S. Embassy  Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193  Caixa Postal, 783  Maputo  MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE  U.S. Government Commemorates World Ranger Day and Recognizes the Bravery and Dedication of Mozambican Scouts and Rangers   July 29, 2021 – On World Ranger Day on July 31, the U.S. Embassy congratulates the Government of Mozambique and its scouts on achieving over three years without a single elephant being poached for its ivory …

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U.S. Government Inaugurates Medical Supply Warehouse in Zambezia

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE U.S. Government Inaugurates Medical Supply Warehouse in Zambezia July 27, 2021 – The U.S. Government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), inaugurated the Mocuba City Intermediate Warehouse in Zambezia Province on July 23.  This $2.5 million investment, in partnership …

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U.S. Government Launches $23.4 Million Program to Improve Medical Transportation System in Mozambique

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE U.S. Government Launches $23.4 Million Program to Improve Medical Transportation System in Mozambique July 1, 2021 – On June 28, 2021, the U.S. Embassy in Mozambique launched a three-year, $23.4 million project to improve Mozambique’s ability to deliver essential medicines and medical …

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U.S. Government Delivers $600,000 in Medical Equipment and Staff to Support Mozambique’s Response to COVID-19

U.S. Embassy  Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193  Caixa Postal, 783  Maputo  MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE  U.S. Government Delivers $600,000 in Medical Equipment and Staff to Support Mozambique’s Response to COVID-19   July 7, 2021 – The U.S. Government delivered $600,000 of medical supplies in support of Mozambique’s COVID-19 response in Maputo City and Tete Province.  These materials include oxygen-monitoring equipment, personal protective equipment, medical equipment, and funding to hire additional medical staff.  The U.S. Government has worked in close partnership to strengthen Mozambique’s …

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U.S. Government Invests $19.35 Million to Strengthen Local Governance in Mozambique

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE U.S. Government Invests $19.35 Million to Strengthen Local Governance in Mozambique  June 23, 2021 – In celebration of the United Nations Day of Public Service, the U.S. Embassy announces a $19.35 million, five-year program to strengthen local governance in Mozambique.  The program, …

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U.S. Government Trains Mozambican Military Forces on Lifesaving Tactics

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE  U.S. Government Trains Mozambican Military Forces on Lifesaving Tactics  June 7, 2021 – As part of the U.S.-Mozambique partnership, 40 Mozambican soldiers and medical practitioners completed two training programs on emergency lifesaving tactics on the battlefield.  The Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC) and Combat Lifesaver (CLS) courses will directly improve the survival rate of Mozambican soldiers in combat.  The TCCC program …

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United States marks 40 years since report that led to the international discovery of HIV/AIDS

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE United States marks 40 years since report that led to the international discovery of HIV/AIDS June 4, 2021 – June 5, 2021 marks the 40th anniversary of the publication of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report that identified …

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Ambassador Hearne’s Remarks at Temane Power Plant Project Launch

Your excellency President Nyusi, Minister Tonela, distinguished guests, colleagues, I am honored to be here today to celebrate the conclusion of the Temane Power Plant gas supply and electricity delivery contracts.  In coordination with our partners gathered here today, the United States is proud to support this new power plant. The U.S. government is supporting …

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U.S. Government celebrates partnership with Mozambique to prevent, treat, and cure tuberculosis

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE U.S. Government celebrates partnership with Mozambique to prevent, treat, and cure tuberculosis March 25, 2021 – On World Tuberculosis Day, U.S. Embassy in Mozambique reaffirms its commitment to help Mozambique eliminate tuberculosis (TB) as a public health problem by 2035. As longstanding …

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Scam alert to suppliers and service providers of U.S. Embassy Maputo

The U. S. Embassy Maputo has been continuously receiving information from vendors that are being contacted by fraudulent individuals who claim to be representatives of the U.S Government. The current scam requests quotes for solar-powered water pumps. This message is intended to inform vendors how to identify scams and ensure that they are dealing with …

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World Water Day 2021

World Water Day is an opportunity to reflect on the vital role water plays in promoting human dignity and maintaining the health of the planet. Access to safe and reliable water and sanitation underpins the well-being and livelihoods of communities the world over.  This year the COVID-19 pandemic has made it even more clear that …

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U.S Government provides $5.8 million to improve reading skills of 450,000 Mozambican primary school students

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE U.S Government provides $5.8 million to improve reading skills of 450,000 Mozambican primary school students February 24, 2021 – In celebration of International Mother Tongue Day, the U.S. Embassy in Mozambique announces two new bilingual education projects. In close collaboration with the …

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U.S. Embassy Celebrates Partnership with the Mozambican Government on Lifesaving Cervical Cancer Detection and Treatment

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE U.S. Embassy Celebrates Partnership with the Mozambican Government on Lifesaving Cervical Cancer Detection and Treatment February 05, 2020 –On this World Cancer Day, we celebrate the advancements in cancer detection, diagnosis, and treatment. Countless lives have been saved by the innovative advancements …

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USTDA Supports Wind Power in Mozambique

Maputo, Mozambique – The U.S. Trade and Development Agency expanded its support for Mozambique’s energy sector by funding two projects that will help deliver electricity to thousands of households through wind power and energy storage technology. The projects are among Mozambique’s first utility-scale wind power plants – a large step in expanding the country’s electrification. “USTDA’s …

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U.S. Government supports early grade learning in local languages with Minister of Education and Human Development

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE U.S. Government supports early grade learning in local languages with Minister of Education and Human Development February 21, 2020 – Matutuine – The U.S. Government proudly participated in an official ceremony celebrating International Mother Languages Day in Matutine District of Maputo Province. …

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U.S. Government signs $10 million agreement with Total to improve adolescent health and women’s empowerment in Cabo Delgado

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE U.S. Government signs $10 million agreement with Total to improve adolescent health and women’s empowerment in Cabo Delgado February 12, 2020 – Pemba – The U.S. Government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), signed today a memorandum of understanding with …

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The U.S. Government Recognizes World Pangolin Day with ANAC and the Natural History Museum

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE   PRESS RELEASE The U.S. Government Recognizes World Pangolin Day with ANAC and the Natural History Museum February 11, 2020 – Maputo.  The U.S. Government, represented by United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission Director Jennifer Adams, proudly participated in an official event …

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Peace Corps swears-in 53 new Education Volunteers in Mozambique

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE Peace Corps swears-in 53 new Education Volunteers in Mozambique November 20, 2019 – The U.S. Peace Corps swore in today 53 new Education Volunteers in a ceremony held at the BCI Bank in Maputo.  In attendance were U.S. Ambassador to Mozambique Dennis …

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U.S. Embassy Statement on the Assassination of Anastácio Matavele

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE October 8, 2019 – Maputo – The United States Embassy in Mozambique joins other members of the international community in strongly condemning the October 7 assassination in Xai Xai of Anastácio Matavele, the Executive Director of FONGA – GAZA NGO Forum.  We …

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U.S. Government Provides $20.5 Million to World Food Programme to Help Mozambicans Affected by Recent Cyclones, Floods, and Drought

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE October 3, 2019 – On September 19, the U.S. Government, through the United States Agency for International Development Office of Food for Peace, provided $20.5 million to the World Food Programme (WFP) to address food insecurity in areas affected by Cyclone Idai …

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U.S Foreign Commercial Service Mozambique

The U.S Foreign Commercial Service (FCS), officially opened its offices in Mozambique in June 2015. FCS is a unit of the U.S Department of Commerce International Trade Administration with a primary goal to promote trade and investment and ensure fair trade and compliance. The agency officially advocates on behalf of U.S. investors, addresses trade barriers, …

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Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) – PEPFAR Small Grants Program

The U.S. Embassy is currently soliciting innovative and cost-effective projects/activities focused on the following areas from local, legally registered, community-based, non-governmental organizations. Each proposal should also include a one-page summary in English that includes a brief description of:  (1) name of the organization and project title, one program area (Orphans and Vulnerable Children or HIV Prevention for Priority Populations;) and …

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U.S. Government Delivers 45 Metric Tons of Relief Supplies to Cabo Delgado Province to Assist Victims of Cyclone Kenneth

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE U.S. Government Delivers 45 Metric Tons of Relief Supplies to Cabo Delgado Province to Assist Victims of Cyclone Kenneth May 20, 2019 – Pemba – Over the last week, the U.S. Government has airlifted approximately 45 metric tons of relief supplies to …

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U.S. Government commits $110 Million in Development Assistance to Mozambique

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE U.S. Government Increases Development Assistance to Mozambique by $110 Million Friday, May 17, 2019 – Maputo – The U.S. and Mozambican governments signed today three development agreements totaling almost $110 million.  Mission Director for the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Jennifer …

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Strengthening Community and Health Facility Based HIV/AIDS Services in Zambezia – USG Celebrates Successes and Achievements

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE Strengthening Community and Health Facility Based HIV/AIDS Services in Zambezia – USG Celebrates Successes and Achievements May 2, 2019 – Quelimane – The governments of Mozambique and the United States held a ceremony this week celebrating ten years of partnership leading to …

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Maternal and Child Mortality in Decline Since 1990 – United States – Mozambique Partnership is Saving Lives –

Embaixada dos E.U.A. Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE Maternal and Child Mortality in Decline Since 1990 – United States – Mozambique Partnership is Saving Lives – March 1, 2019 – MAPUTO – The Governments of Mozambique and the United States yesterday marked the anniversary of a decade of partnership …

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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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U.S. Ambassador Visits Niassa Province, Reaffirms Continued Commitment to Niassa National Reserve

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE U.S. Ambassador Visits Niassa Province, Reaffirms Continued Commitment to Niassa National Reserve October 23, 2018 – From October 18 to 20, U.S. Ambassador to Mozambique Dean Pittman visited Niassa Province.  Following a meeting in Lichinga with the Governor, Francisca Domingos Tomás, the …

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Official Launch of the Attorney General’s Office’s Legal Handbook: Manual for Investigation and Criminal Procedure on Wildlife Crimes

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE Official Launch of the Attorney General’s Office’s Legal Handbook: Manual for Investigation and Criminal Procedure on Wildlife Crimes October 17, 2018 – The Attorney General and the United States Ambassador today launched the new Manual for Investigation and Criminal Procedure on Wildlife Crimes …

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Maternal Child Health Strengthened in More than 1,400 Health Facilities in Mozambique

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE Maternal Child Health Strengthened in More than 1,400 Health Facilities in Mozambique October 11, 2018 – Today, at a ceremony taking place at the Ministry of Health’s Equipment Warehouse, Minister of Health Dr. Nazira Abdula accepted a donation of medical supplies and …

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USTDA Awarded Funding for Solar and Storage project in Mozambique

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE USTDA Awarded Funding for Solar and Storage project in Mozambique August 28, 2018 – The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) awarded a grant today to Mozambican company WHN Solar, S.A. for a feasibility study to assess the viability of a solar …

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In the Fight against Malnutrition: United States celebrates its Collaboration and Achievements with Mozambique

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE In the Fight against Malnutrition: Government of the United States celebrates its Collaboration and Achievements with  Government of Mozambique June 20, 2018 – The Government of the United States through its Agency for International Development (USAID) is celebrating its collaboration and achievements …

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Making TV News in Mozambique Accessible for Everyone

How a deaf man founded the station TV Surdo to include sign language in all programming   In Mozambique, traditional TV channels don’t present information in an accessible format for the deaf. For deaf citizens like Sousa Camanguira, not only does this make them feel excluded and marginalized, but it also jeopardizes their ability to access …

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Dra. Jennifer Adams USAID Mission Director to Mozambique Op.Ed on World TB Day, March 24, 2018

Did you know that tuberculosis is a lung disease that infected over 10 million people in the world last year?  We hear every day about malaria.  We hear every day about HIV.  Rightfully so.  But did you know that tuberculosis, or ‘TB’, was the ninth leading cause of death in the world killing nearly 1.7 …

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Notice Regarding Scam Using USAID’s Name

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE Notice regarding Scam using USAID’s Name February 9, 2018 – USAID has recently been notified of an ongoing SCAM using USAID’s name and logo to defraud individuals seeking jobs and individuals and firms providing equipment and services. The scam is completely false and has no connection to USAID …

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U.S. Government helps improve HIV services for children in Cabo Delgado

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE U.S. Government helps improve HIV services for children in Cabo Delgado October 18, 2017 – PEMBA.  The Deputy Chief of Mission of the United States Embassy in Mozambique, Bryan Hunt, participated in a ceremony on Tuesday to officially deliver to the Pemba Provincial …

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Farmers in Chimoio Gain Access to new Resources for Agriculture

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE Farmers in Chimoio Gain Access to new Resources for Agriculture July 14, 2017 – farmers and agribusinesses throughout the district of Chimoio are celebrating the opening of the new “Farmer House,” a store that supplies a variety of products related to agriculture.  …

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Remarks by Deputy Chief of Mission Bryan Hunt at Opening of Third Cohort of YALI RLC in Maputo

Dr. Pedro Búfalo Dr. Esselina Macome Sr. Sipuka Olwethu Sra. Tania Tome YALI Regional Leadership Center participants Senhoras e Senhores, Good morning everyone, and thank you for joining us at this important event. On behalf of the U.S. Government I would like to welcome you to the first day of your YALI training at the …

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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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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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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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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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