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Mozambique - National Financial Inclusion Strategy for 2016-2022 : Mid-Term Review (English)

Financial inclusion is a key enabler to reducing poverty and increasing shared prosperity. In Mozambique, despite considerable efforts to promote financial inclusion, less than half the population in 2016 had access to a bank account, mobile money account. ... See More +

Working Paper 143149 MAR 01, 2020

Portuguese Disclosed

Upscaling Nature-Based Flood Protection in Mozambique’s Cities : Knowledge Note (English)

Mozambique is one of the countries most exposed to coastal and river flooding in Africa. It is also among the countries most vulnerable to current and future climate risk. ... See More +

Report 147110 JAN 01, 2020

Zaengerling,Bontje Marie; Jongman,Brenden; Matera,Michel; Carrera,Lorenzo; Chavana,Xavier Agostinho; Carrion,Steven Alberto; Midgley,Amelia; Erman,Alvina Elisabeth; Van Zanten,Boris Ton; Ledden, Mathijs Van Disclosed

Mozambique - Upscaling Nature-Based Flood Protection In Mozambique’s Cities : Lessons Learnt from Beira (English)

Mozambique is one of the countries most exposed to coastal and river flooding in Africa. The World Bank has been active in providing emergency recovery after flooding in Mozambique and is increasingly supporting the government in preventive disaster risk management operations on the city and regional levels. ... See More +

Report 147126 JAN 01, 2020

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Upscaling Nature-Based Flood Protection in Mozambique’s Cities : Enabling Environment (English)

Mozambique’s coastal as well as parts of its inland cities comprise risk areas prone to erosion and flooding. Heavy rainfalls regularly inundate settlements and roads and erosion increasingly threatens housing and public infrastructure, leading to human and economic losses. ... See More +

Report 147108 JAN 01, 2020

Zaengerling,Bontje Marie; Jongman,Brenden; Matera,Michel; Carrera,Lorenzo; Chavana,Xavier Agostinho; Carrion,Steven Alberto; Midgley,Amelia; Erman,Alvina Elisabeth; Van Zanten,Boris Ton; Ledden, Mathijs Van Disclosed

Mozambique - Upscaling Nature-Based Flood Protection in Mozambique’s Cities : Cost-Benefit Analyses for Potential Nature-Based Solutions in Nacala and Quelimane (English)

The consultant conducted a cost-benefit analysis (CBA) with financial support from the World Bank. The CBA will comprise the data and adopt the methodology in the evaluations of the climate economic analysis development, investment, and resilience (CEADIR) activity prepared for United States Agency for International Development (USAID). ... See More +

Working Paper 147192 JAN 01, 2020

Disclosed

Mozambique - Upscaling Nature-Based Flood Protection in Mozambique’s Cities : Urban Flood and Erosion Risk Assessment and Potential Nature-Based Solutions for Nacala and Quelimane (English)

The objective of the consultancy services is to provide technical and analytical support to contribute in the upscaling of nature-based solutions for urban flood risk management, particularly in coastal cities. ... See More +

Working Paper 147111 JAN 01, 2020

Disclosed

Adaptive Safety Nets for Rural Africa : Drought-Sensitive Targeting with Sparse Data (English)

This paper combines remote-sensed data and individual child-, mother-, and household-level data from the Demographic and Health Surveys for five countries in Sub-Saharan Africa (Malawi, Tanzania, Mozambique, Zambia, and Zimbabwe) to design a prototype drought-contingent targeting framework that may be used in scarce-data contexts. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS9071 DEC 02, 2019

Baez,Javier E.; Kshirsagar,Varun; Skoufias,Emmanuel Disclosed

Mozambique Economic Update : Mind the Rural Investment Gap (English)

As 2019 drew to a close, a year when Mozambique faced devastation caused by two severe cyclones, the country looks ahead having made significant progress in terms of economic stability, having strengthened its external buffers and having improved its fiscal position. ... See More +

Working Paper 145481 DEC 01, 2019

Mahdi,Shireen; Massingue,Anna Carlotta Allen; Massarongo Chivulele,Fernanda Ailina Pedro; Tchamo,Brigida Alcidia Salvador; Casal,Julian; Baez Ramirez,Javier Eduardo Portuguese Disclosed

Doing Business 2020 : Comparing Business Regulation in 190 Economies - Economy Profile of Mozambique (English)

Doing business 2020 is the 17th in a series of annual studies investigating the regulations that enhance business activity and those that constrain it. ... See More +

Working Paper 143953 OCT 24, 2019

Disclosed

Estimating the Impact of Road Network Improvements (English)

Despite strong, sustained economic growth between 2005 and 2015 rural poverty in Mozambique persisted due to low agricultural productivity, particularly in the agricultural zones of the Northern and Central provinces. ... See More +

Brief 140798 AUG 01, 2019

Disclosed

Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA) Africa 2018 : Strengthening Debt Management Capacity – Mozambique Quick Facts (English)

This Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA) 2018 brief is for Mozambique and covers the period January to December 2018.

Brief 140716 JUL 31, 2019

French Disclosed

Assortative Matching in Africa : Evidence from Rural Mozambique, Cote d'Ivoire, and Malawi (English)

This paper documents novel evidence of positive assortative matching in African marriage markets along cognitive and socio-emotional skills, time and risk preferences, and education, using data from rural Mozambique, Cote d'Ivoire, and Malawi. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8943 JUL 22, 2019

Boxho,Claire Elise; Donald,Aletheia Amalia; Goldstein,Markus P.; Montalvao,Joao; Rouanet,Lea Marie Disclosed

Disaster Risk Profile : Mozambique (English)

The Africa disaster risk financing (ADRF) initiative, launched in 2015 and implemented by global facility for disaster reduction and recovery (GFDRR) and the World Bank, supports the development of risk financing strategies at regional, national, and local levels to help African countries make informed decisions to improve post-disaster financial response capacity to mitigate the socio-economic, fiscal, and financial impacts of disasters. ... See More +

Working Paper 143693 JUL 01, 2019

Disclosed

Aprender Plus : Mozambique Coaching Pilot (English)

There is a learning crisis in Mozambique, with less than half of fourth grade students being able to identify basic words, and less than 1 in 5 reading a paragraph in Portuguese (SDI 2018). ... See More +

Report 139010 JUN 26, 2019

Disclosed

Are Firm Capabilities Holding Back Firms in Mozambique? (English)

Firm capabilities - abilities and practices to operate and innovate - are considered important drivers of firm performance. While the analysis of their importance is well established in developed countries, its study in the African context is more recent. ... See More +

Report 138990 JUN 25, 2019

Geginat,Carolin; Davies,Elwyn Adriaan Robin; Conconi,Adriana; Aga,Gemechu A.; Campos,Francisco Moraes Leitao Disclosed

Informal Firms in Mozambique : Status and Potential (English)

In most countries in Africa, the informal sector is large and exhibits low levels of productivity compared to the formal economy: informal firms are typically small, inefficient, and run by entrepreneurs with low levels of education. ... See More +

Report 138991 JUN 25, 2019

Geginat,Carolin; Davies,Elwyn Adriaan Robin; Conconi,Adriana; Aga,Gemechu A.; Campos,Francisco Moraes Leitao Disclosed

Mozambique : Catalyzing the Agrarian Sector Transformation - A Summary of the World Bank Technical Support to Mozambique’s Public Sector Policy, Strategy, and Implementation (English)

Most Mozambicans’ incomes depend on the earnings generated in the Agriculture sector. The most important driver of GDP growth in the last decade has been the mining sector, which is very capital intensive and offers relatively few employment opportunities. ... See More +

Report 138853 JUN 12, 2019

Disclosed

Doing Business in Mozambique 2019 : Comparing Business regulation for Domestic Firms in 10 Provinces with 189 Other Economies (English)

Doing Business in Mozambique 2019 focuses on business regulations and their enforcement across four Doing Business areas. It goes beyond Maputo City to benchmark nine other Mozambican provinces across four regulatory areas. ... See More +

Working Paper 137438 JUN 05, 2019

Portuguese Disclosed

Who Wins and Who Loses from Staple Food Price Spikes? : Welfare Implications for Mozambique (English)

Changes in food prices – triggered frequently by natural disasters, macroeconomic shocks or regional market disruptions– can lead to large household welfare effects. ... See More +

Brief 137631 JUN 01, 2019

Baez Ramirez,Javier Eduardo; Caruso,German Daniel; Pullabhotla,Hemant Kumar Disclosed

Mind the Rural Investment Gap : Disparities in Access to Basic Infrastructure and Directions for Mozambique’s Public Investment Program (English)

Against the backdrop of increasing income inequality, this report uses spatial analysis to assesses whether disparities in access to basic infrastructure between Mozambique's lagging and leading regions are growing or declining and whether the public expenditure program is effective in addressing emerging disparities. ... See More +

Working Paper 139107 JUN 01, 2019

Mahdi,Shireen; Massingue,Anna Carlotta Allen; Massarongo,Fernanda Portuguese Disclosed

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Mozambique - National Financial Inclusion Strategy for 2016-2022 : Mid-Term Review (English)
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MAR 01, 2020 143149 Working Paper Portuguese
Upscaling Nature-Based Flood Protection in Mozambique’s Cities : Knowledge Note (English)
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JAN 01, 2020 147110 Report
Mozambique - Upscaling Nature-Based Flood Protection In Mozambique’s Cities : Lessons Learnt from Beira (English)
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JAN 01, 2020 147126 Report
Upscaling Nature-Based Flood Protection in Mozambique’s Cities : Enabling Environment (English)
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JAN 01, 2020 147108 Report
Mozambique - Upscaling Nature-Based Flood Protection in Mozambique’s Cities : Cost-Benefit Analyses for Potential Nature-Based Solutions in Nacala and Quelimane (English)
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JAN 01, 2020 147192 Working Paper
Mozambique - Upscaling Nature-Based Flood Protection in Mozambique’s Cities : Urban Flood and Erosion Risk Assessment and Potential Nature-Based Solutions for Nacala and Quelimane (English)
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JAN 01, 2020 147111 Working Paper
Adaptive Safety Nets for Rural Africa : Drought-Sensitive Targeting with Sparse Data (English)
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DEC 02, 2019 WPS9071 Policy Research Working Paper
Mozambique Economic Update : Mind the Rural Investment Gap (English)
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DEC 01, 2019 145481 Working Paper Portuguese
Doing Business 2020 : Comparing Business Regulation in 190 Economies - Economy Profile of Mozambique (English)
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OCT 24, 2019 143953 Working Paper
Estimating the Impact of Road Network Improvements (English)
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AUG 01, 2019 140798 Brief
Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA) Africa 2018 : Strengthening Debt Management Capacity – Mozambique Quick Facts (English)
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JUL 31, 2019 140716 Brief French
Assortative Matching in Africa : Evidence from Rural Mozambique, Cote d'Ivoire, and Malawi (English)
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JUL 22, 2019 WPS8943 Policy Research Working Paper
Disaster Risk Profile : Mozambique (English)
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JUL 01, 2019 143693 Working Paper
Aprender Plus : Mozambique Coaching Pilot (English)
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JUN 26, 2019 139010 Report
Are Firm Capabilities Holding Back Firms in Mozambique? (English)
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JUN 25, 2019 138990 Report
Informal Firms in Mozambique : Status and Potential (English)
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JUN 25, 2019 138991 Report
Mozambique : Catalyzing the Agrarian Sector Transformation - A Summary of the World Bank Technical Support to Mozambique’s Public Sector Policy, Strategy, and Implementation (English)
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JUN 12, 2019 138853 Report
Doing Business in Mozambique 2019 : Comparing Business regulation for Domestic Firms in 10 Provinces with 189 Other Economies (English)
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JUN 05, 2019 137438 Working Paper Portuguese
Who Wins and Who Loses from Staple Food Price Spikes? : Welfare Implications for Mozambique (English)
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JUN 01, 2019 137631 Brief
Mind the Rural Investment Gap : Disparities in Access to Basic Infrastructure and Directions for Mozambique’s Public Investment Program (English)
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JUN 01, 2019 139107 Working Paper Portuguese