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Reality Checks in Mozambique. Sub-Report Lago. Year Three
(Research report, 2013-12-01)
A series of five “Reality Checks” will take place in the period 2011-2015, focussing on the dynamics of poverty and well-being with a particular focus on good governance, agriculture and infrastructure that are key sectors ...
"It's all about money": Urban-rural spaces and relations in Maputo, Mozambique
(Canadian Journal of African StudiesCanadian Journal of African Studies vol. 52 no. 1, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-05-01)
Within the anthropological urban scholarship on sub-Saharan Africa, there is a shared notion of the continued, and in some cases reemerging, importance of rural spaces, values and relations in cities and towns. In Mozambique's ...
"Flooding our eyes with rubbish": urban waste management in Maputo, Mozambique
(Environment and UrbanizationEnvironment and Urbanization vol. 30 no. 2, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-08-01)
Critical voices on urban management tend to portray conflicting governmentalities, with western 'top-down' municipal development models on the one hand, and the everyday practices and diffuse forms of power of the poor ...
What does it mean to be poor? Investigating the qualitative-quantitative divide in Mozambique
(World Development vol. 117, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019-01-01)
Motivated by the siloed nature of much poverty research, as well as the challenge of finding inclusive operational definitions of poverty, this study reflects on the merits of seeking to reconcile economic (quantitative) ...
Gender equality and development in Mozambique
(Background article for the World Development Report 2012, Research report, 2011-01-01)
This article outlines some of the main policies and interventions for economic development and gender equality in Mozambique since Independence in 1975, and assesses key implications for the positions of - and relations ...
'Goats eat where they are tied up': illicit and habitual corruption in Mozambique
(Review of African Political Economy vol. 45 no. 158, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-12-01)
The article shows that corruption is structural and omnipresent in Mozambican society, effectively legitimising corrupt practices at all levels. Using an anthropological approach, it argues that small-scale corruption has ...