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05 Oct 2012 description
report The Guardian

By Mark Tran

Report finds discovery of oil and mineral resources doing little to improve prospects for poor people, whose lot may even worsen

Read the Full Report

07 Aug 2012 description
report The Guardian

Resource-rich countries have, on average, done poorly but progress is possible if they get economic and political support

Read the Economics Blog by Joseph Stiglitz

31 Jul 2012 description
report The Guardian

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?

04 Jun 2012 description
report The Guardian

Wapsala collective's self-sufficiency drive aims to ease the chronic malnutrition that affects 44% of the under-fives

Simon Tisdall in Matimbine

In England, it would be called a farmers' market. In Matimbine, in the parched, sandy, semi-desert of Mozambique's undulating coastal lowlands, it might be called a miracle.

16 May 2012 description
report The Guardian

Plight of Mozambican family forced to use boiled wood shavings for food highlights problem of chronic malnourishment

Read the full article in the Guardian.