This book focuses on entry points for creation of better jobs through agricultural value chains and lays out the policy implications, using cassava, cashew, and plantation forestry as examples. It is based on case studies carried out in 2018-2020 by the World Bank Jobs Group as part of the multi-stakeholder Let’s Work Program in Mozambique.

Energy protests are becoming increasingly common and significant around the world. While in the global North concerns tend to centre around climate issues, in the global South the concerns are more often with affordable energy. Both types of protests, however, have one issue in common: the undemocratic nature of energy policymaking.

In 2019, Mozambique was the most affected country world-wide by the impacts of extreme weather events. It scored fifth over the period 2000-2019 (Global Climate Risk Index 2021).

The start of the main annual harvest is gradually improving food access for most households in the semi-arid areas of southern and central Mozambique, driving Stressed (IPC Phase 2) or Minimal (IPC Phase 1) outcomes.

Adaptation to and resilience against the impacts of climate change are urgent and growing priorities around the world as levels of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere continue to increase.

This report presents the outcomes of a collaborative project between the UN World Food Programme (WFP) and the United Kingdom’s (UK) Met Office (MO) to assess the impact of projected climate change on livelihoods and food security in Mozambique and to orient the next steps for adaptation planning.

The global pandemic has taken a heavy toll on Mozambique’s economy. In 2020, the country experienced its first economic contraction in nearly three decades. COVID-19 (coronavirus) hit the economy as it was attempting to recover from the slowdown triggered by the hidden debt crisis and the tropical cyclones in 2019.

Social protection systems aim to eradicate poverty but often only reach a minority of the poorest households. Those eligible for social protection are often vulnerable to climate impacts that risk driving them further into poverty.

Social protection systems aim to eradicate poverty but often only reach a minority of the poorest households. Those eligible for social protection are often vulnerable to climate impacts that risk driving them further into poverty.

The Climate Risk Analysis report provides an analysis of inter alia i) the current and future climate characteristics of Mozambique; ii) the potential change in the suitability of various crops under projected climate changes; and iii) potential risks and economic impacts related to climate change, as well as potential adaptation options and op

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