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Shire-Zambezi waterways feasibility study

May 2011 – The Southern African Development Community (SADC) received a € 1.7 million grant to undertake a study to improve knowledge on navigable waterways of the Shire-Zambezi for their reopening. This joint action between Malawi and Mozambique will improve information exchange and promote joint project planning and investment. The reopening of the waterways could increase the volume of transport of goods, trade and the exchange of services.

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Integrated study and project preparation for COFAMOSA irrigation project

November 2007 - The Government of Mozambique received a €1.2 million grant to undertake an irrigation project preparation study to enable the mobilization of funds for the development of 10,000 hectares of irrigated farmland. Sugar cane has been proposed in the pre-feasibility study as the main crop to be grown in the area to supply cane for sugar/ethanol production.


Supporting multi-purpose water storage to build climate resilience in Mozambique

December 15, 2014 – The Government of Mozambique has received a 3.4 million grant to conduct a feasibility study for the development of a climate adaptation project in the lower Limpopo region. The study will prepare the building of infrastructure to protect the Limpopo basin from floods and droughts and to increase food security by boosting agricultural production. The infrastructure to be built could also lead to hydro-electric power production for the region.


Improving Mozambique’s resilience to climate change and reducing vulnerability to floods

The African Water Facility (AWF) grants €1,8 million to Mozambique to finance a development plan and feasibility studies for urban sanitation, drainage and solid waste management in Chimoio and Inhambane. The 310,000 inhabitants of the two municipalities are facing serious sanitation and urban flood issues.


Preparation of the national rural water supply and sanitation programme

December 2006 - The Government of Mozambique received a €486,000 grant for a project aimed at delivering a study that reviews the current implementation of rural water supply and sanitation services and recommends improvements through a comprehensive program to meet national and MDG targets. The study will prepare a national RWSS program for immediate implementation throughout the country. The study will also contribute towards the institutional strengthening and capacity building efforts to ensure sustainable development of the water supply and sanitation sector.