Mozambique's agricultural fortunes rest on a choice between Obama and Annan
With rural poverty rising, Mozambique must choose between the contrasting G8 and Africa Progress Panel development models
Mozambique is a development paradox. Rural poverty is increasing despite high growth rates and billions of dollars in aid. Now the country has been targeted by two contrasting models of agricultural development. The Barack Obama model was backed by the G8 in Washington in May, while the Kofi Annan model was proposed by the Africa Progress Panel (APP). Which works better for the poor?