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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