Mozambique Successes

Mozambique Successes: Milling, Meeting and Marketing

Mozambique

In April 2012, Rick attended TechnoServe’s southern Africa regional meeting in Nampula, pretty far north in Mozambique.  This included a field trip to a successful client who owns a grain milling company.*  In rural Mozambique, if people can afford it, they take whole grain to be locally milled which provides a significant labor-saving alternative to […]

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Mozambique Successes: From 65% Import to Over 75% In-Country Poultry Industry

Mozambique

In 2004, 65 percent of the frozen broiler chickens for sale in Mozambique were imported from Brazil.* The Brazilian chickens were frozen and shipped through the Middle East. By the time they arrived, they were often past their sell-by date, in violation of Mozambican import restrictions. Incredibly, the Brazilian product was cheaper than the Mozambican […]

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Mozambique Successes: Reviving Once-Major Cashew Industry

Mozambique

Mozambique’s once-thriving cashew industry had tanked due to political and natural disasters.*  The cashew industry is now thriving.  The small village of Namige, Mozambique demonstrates how identifying high-potential entrepreneurs and giving them the tools to achieve success is a way to locally solve global issues. The cumulative impact of decolonization, civil war, misguided policies and […]

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