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Mozambique borders Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe, South Africa, and Eswatini. About two-thirds of its population of more than 29 million (2018) live and work in rural areas. It is endowed with ample arable land, water, energy, as well as mineral resources and newly discovered natural gas offshore; three, deep seaports; and a relatively large potential pool of labour.

A major development challenge for Mozambique is diversifying the economy by moving away from the current focus on capital-intensive projects and low-productivity subsistence agriculture, while strengthening the key drivers of inclusion, such as improved quality education and health service delivery, which could in turn improve social indicators (World Bank, 2020)

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0 % population with access to electricity in 2017
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