Improving how we measure progress in community biodiversity ...
The 5-year Mozbio project addresses some of the most pressing challenges to Conservation Areas (CAs) in Mozambique, which covers 25% of the country. Besides strengthening the legal and institutional framework for conservation and promoting nature-based tourism and infrastructure facilities, the cornerstone of the project is to improve ...
Collaborating Across Continents: Mozambique, Brazil and ... - World Bank
Women harvest chillies in Maputo Special Reserve. Photo: Andrea Borgarello/World Bank ... Mozambique is now the largest recipient of South-South cooperation from Brazil in Africa; MAPUTO, May 15, 2017 - The World Bank is supporting Brazil and Mozambique’s south-south cooperation on the matter, particularly in sustainable rural development. To ...
World Bank Approves $45 Million to Strengthen Mozambique’s Conservation ...
Mozbio 2 will contribute to the protection of around 1 million ha among the three different CAs. This will include unique habitats, such as the largest wetland and Ramsar site in Mozambique – the Marromeu Reserve, one of the few remaining Afromontane forests in Africa, Chimanimani, and Africa’s center of endemism, the Maputo Special Reserve.
For Mozambique, promoting biodiversity conservation includes gender ...
The wider effort of the MozBio project supports 67 girls with scholarships and accommodations in boarding homes around Maputo Special Reserve, Chimanimani National Reserve and Marromeu. The project is also helping 60 schools in these areas to roll out environmental education as part of the curriculum, aiming to raise awareness and engagement ...
Leveraging PPPs in Mozambique to scale conservation and promote ...
The first agreement will provide technical and financial assistance in the Maputo Special Reserve for tourism development, and the second is aimed at supporting the Banhine National Park in Gaza province to combat poaching over the next three years. ... and community development in Limpopo National Park and Pomene National Reserve. Millennium ...
This Is What It’s All About: Protecting Biodiversity in Africa
The first phase of MozBio (2015-2019) involved over 60,000 beneficiaries (almost half of whom are women) in 10 protected areas, including the Chimanimani, Maputo Special Reserve, Gilé and Quirimbas National Parks; and leveraged over US$500 million in private investment pledges.
Mozambique Maintains Economic Stability After Cyclones ... - World Bank
MAPUTO, January 30, 2020 – After a year when two severe cyclones contributed to a setback in growth, Mozambique looks ahead having made significant progress in maintaining economic stability and strengthening its external buffers but with a large unfinished agenda in terms of inclusive growth, fiscal sustainability and equitable access to the most basic services.
Africa can Benefit from Nature-based Tourism in a Sustainable Manner
Nowhere else in the world can tourists experience the same thrill of encounter with wild animals. They can go gorilla trekking in Rwanda, walk with cheetahs in Zambia, observe lions resting in trees in Uganda, or lounge on the pristine beaches of Mozambique’s Maputo Special Reserve while watching wildlife.