African Infrastructure Tracker—Mozambique

African Infrastructure Tracker—Mozambique

  • June 2016 •
  • 63 pages •
  • Report ID: 4096994
Analysis of Mozambique's Key Infrastructure Projects

Mozambique serves as a major regional hub in Southeast Africa, providing a natural exit to its landlocked neighbours including Malawi, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. The country is a member of organizations such as the Commonwealth, the Southern African Development Community (SADC), and the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA). The development of a promising transport and energy infrastructure will create a significant potential for the domestic gas market in Mozambique that will aid both the economy and residential sector. The government of Mozambique has introduced an enhanced private participation to facilitate rapid developments in road, rail, port, airport, ICT, and social infrastructure of the country in the next 5 years.

Introduction
Mozambique serves as a major regional hub in Southeast Africa, providing a natural exit to its landlocked neighbours such as Malawi, Zambia, and Zimbabwe in the Indian Ocean. It is a member of the Commonwealth, the Southern African Development Community (SADC), the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) with the United States, and the Anything-but-Arms agreement with the European Union. To support the rapidly growing energy sector, the government of Mozambique has introduced significant initiatives in road, rail, port, airport, ICT, and social infrastructure of the country.