Mozambique Government declares ´red alert’ to severe drought
Apr 13, 2016
The Mozambique Government on April 12 declared a 90 day “red alert” period because of the severe drought affecting the southern and central regions of the country leaving about 1.5 million people at severe risk of food insecurity. The announcement was made through the local media following a Council of Ministers weekly session.
Over 1.5 million Mozambicans face food insecurity caused by severe drought
Apr 4, 2016
Over 1.5 million people are currently facing food insecurity due to drought in Mozambique
UN Secretary-General sends condolences to family of young Mozambican activist
Mar 29, 2016
Raquelinha Langa, a 20-year-old high school student and activist from Mozambique who had visited the Secretary-General in 2014, was buried today (28 March) in Maputo where she died after complications from anaemia.
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UNDP support police officer training on dealing with unexploded ordnance
Nov 25, 2014
A comprehensive 12-day training for police officers in the Gaza Province of Mozambique ended on Monday, November 24. The course is part of a government effort to establish a national capacity to manage the residual contamination from unexploded munitions of war (UXOs). It included training on identification of types of munitions, assessment of risks, disposal of explosive devices and basic first aid.
Jun 21, 2014
From the 22rd to the 27th of June, the Government of Mozambique will host a high-level meeting on the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention (APMBC).
Role of women in clearing mines acknowledged as world marks International Mine Awareness Day 2014
Apr 4, 2014
“Women worldwide are vital to our drive to clear landmines and protect against their indiscriminate effects” Secretary General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon has said in a message marking International Mine Awareness Day which takes place today, the 4th of April.
Maputo Declared the 6th Mine-Free Province in Mozambique
Mar 21, 2014
Mozambique could conclude its demining programme and be declared free from land mines by the end of 2014, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Henrique Banze said in Maputo on Friday March 21 this year.
Launch of the African Minerals Development Centre a new dawn for Africa
Dec 16, 2013
The African Minerals Development Centre (AMDC) is now open for business. The AMDC was launched in Maputo Mozambique by Hon Minister of Mines for the Republic of Mozambique,
Mozambique right to food under discussion
Dec 16, 2013
Subsistence agriculture should generate income for farmers, and guarantee their economic growth, declared Mozambique’s Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Antonio Limbau,