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We have 15 items tagged with ‘Mozambique’.
  • Cultivated fields and forests

    Connect: mainstreaming biodiversity information into the heart of government decision making

    Biodiversity and ecosystem services are essential components of a healthy economy. To achieve truly sustainable development, governments must integrate information about biodiversity and ecosystems services into their decision-making processes.

    2 June 2020 | Project | Biodiversity
  • People in a food market

    Mozambique case study shows that poverty is about much more than income

    Poverty is often defined by assessing income. But guest bloggers Sam Jones and Inge Tvedten say that using a wider lens can help to understand the social and political mechanisms that help to create and reproduce poverty

    29 August 2019 | Blog | Poverty
  • Mr Yi, the manager of the processing facility, instructs some of the Mozambican workforce of Mr Forest Ltd (Photo: Duncan Macqueen/IIED)

    A Chinese passion: adding value to Mozambique's timber exports

    Mozambique wants to encourage a timber industry that creates jobs and adds value: Duncan Macqueen visited one Chinese company keen to do just that and saw how an IIED-led project is providing support

    10 April 2017 | Blog | Forests
  • South Africa President Jacob Zuma speaks to China counterpart Xi Jinping at the FOCAC summit in Sandton, Johannesburg in 2015. China is increasingly influential in Africa (Photo: GCIS/GovernmentZA, Creative Commons, via Flickr)

    CSR practices of Chinese businesses in the global South

    Can Chinese business engagement ensure sustainability and benefit the poor? Our research suggests complex factors shape their operations – of which Chinese policies play only a minor role

    31 March 2016 | Blog | Governance
  • Workshop participants in Mozambique discuss results from group work on how to make farming more sustainable (Photo: Lynn Boyd, ADRA Mozambique)

    Five ways to make farming more sustainable

    A recent workshop in Mozambique identified five ways to sustainably intensify agriculture. In food insecure countries, large-scale investments are often considered a major driver of agricultural growth, but these can promote monocultures and intensive approaches that damage the environment and progressively decrease soil fertility.

    20 May 2015 | Blog | Food and agriculture
  • Local logging bosses ('patrons') attend a training session on business organisation and forest management in the remote miombo forest near Caia in Central Mozambique (Photo: Duncan Macqueen/IIED)

    Mozambique's forest theatre – how will the play end?

    Conscious that speaking at a training event for Mozambican Simple License loggers required some theatrical flourish to hold attention in the sub-tropical heat, Duncan Macqueen took to the stage

    4 March 2015 | Blog | Forests
  • Northern Ghana: a village chief learns forestry skills. Rural communities need investment to build up forest and farm enterprises and link them to markets and support networks (Photo: Treeaid, via Creative Commons)

    It's time for revolution in forest business

    Where will the investment come from to scale up successful locally controlled forestry? That was the question facing participants at a recent South-North Dialogue in Helsinki, Finland

    17 November 2014 | Blog | Forests
  • A Subanen harvest dance during a colourful street dancing competition of Kinabayo Festival. Community action by the Subanen tribe in Midsalip prevents mining companies from encroaching their land (Photo: Mark Navales/Google Licence)

    Citizen power: Sustaining paralegal programmes to put knowledge back into communities' hands

    Paralegal schemes build citizen power by helping communities develop the knowledge and capacity they need to speak up for themselves. A recent IIED webinar explored how such schemes can best be supported to make a long-term difference

    14 October 2014 | Blog | Land acquisitions and rights
  • The timber depot of Green Timber, a Chinese-owned timber concession that are licensed to operate in Nampula and Zambezia provinces, Mozambique (Photo: Mike Goldwater)

    China-Africa Forest Governance project

    Improving evidence, capacity and joint action for sustainable Chinese investment in Africa's forests

    22 September 2014 | Project | Forests
  • Senbetge, in Ethiopia's Amhara region is prone to droughts and flooding. Credit: EC DG ECHO (Creative Commons Licence)

    Six nations to share progress on measuring adaptation to climate change

    The governments of six countries will share their experiences of assessing the effectiveness and developmental impacts of climate change adaptation, at an international meeting in Kenya on 24-27 March.

    19 March 2014 | News | Climate change
  • A REDD strategy team talk to farmer Nimale Maribu at the Meceburi Forest Reserve, Mozambique. Photo: Mike Goldwater

    Testing REDD+ in Mozambique

    IIED has been helping to facilitate the REDD+ process, a process which aims to reduce emissions and conserve forests, in Mozambique since 2009.

    1 October 2013 | Project | Forests
  • Isilda Nhantumbo, Bright Sibale, and Duncan Macqueen exchange ideas at a Forest Governance Learning Group Learning Event in Mozambique. Photo: Leianne Rolington

    Private sector involvement with REDD+

    IIED worked with partners to understand and document the scale of private sector engagement with REDD+, which aimed to reduce emissions and conserve forests in specific countries.This was achieved by developing a series of national-level case studies, research into opportunities for further private sector engagement and commitments towards zero-deforestation supply chains

    12 September 2013 | Project | Forests
  • Discussing climate resilience in Kinna, northern Kenya.

    How do we tell whether climate change adaptation is making headway?

    IIED and its partners are developing tailored frameworks to help developing countries evaluate their climate adaptation investments.

    6 December 2012 | Blog | Climate change
  • If a tree falls - a short film from the Mozambican forests

    Video: short film by Mike and Sam Goldwater offers a tantalising glimpse into the everyday lives of those whose existence and livelihoods are, in one way or another, dependent on the forests.

    11 March 2011 | Article | Forests
  • A tree crashes to the ground in a forest after being felled by a man with a chainsaw

    South-South REDD: A Brazil-Mozambique Initiative

    This project helped to create the conditions for Mozambique to embark upon the implementation of a REDD+ initiative

    16 December 2009 | Project | Forests
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