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Mozambique’s economic growth, which is already high due to new coal mining and natural gas projects, may be given further impetus over the next few years through agricultural investments of US$3.8 billion, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU).
Under the terms of the recently announced G8 initiative, New Alliance for Food Safety and Nutrition (2009-2012), international donors have pledged to provide US$380 million to help develop agricultural in Mozambique, which is added to US$500 million in private investment.
According to the EIU’s latest report on Mozambique, the initiative will be carried out as part of the renewed investment plan for the sector – the National Agricultural Sector Investment Programme (PNISA), presented on 12 April, and outlines investments of US$3.8 billon between 2013 and 2017.
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