Past eventResearch Event

Fostering Sustainable Peace, Democracy and Inclusive Development in Mozambique

17 April 2018 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Chatham House, London


HE Filipe Nyusi, President, Republic of Mozambique
Chair: Dr Alex Vines OBE, Director, Area Studies and International Law, Head Africa Programme, Chatham House



Please note, an English translation of the event video is being prepared.

Mozambique is undergoing an economic transition that has significant implications for the country’s citizens and development prospects.

The potential for Mozambique to develop a world-class liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry has attracted considerable investment into the country and has stimulated growth.

Between 2006 and 2016, GDP per capita increased by over 42 per cent. The government borrowed heavily against future revenues however, and policymakers will need to ensure that economic growth is inclusive, and does not exacerbate citizen disaffection and inequality.

HE Filipe Nyusi, president of the Republic of Mozambique, outlines his government’s plans to ensure inclusive and sustainable growth and political stability.

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