Mozambique: USA invests US$300 million each year in Mozambique

27 October 2008

Nampula, Mozambique, 27 Oct – The United State’s government invests IS$300 million each year in Mozambique in the Education, Health and Agricultural sectors, the business attaché to the United States embassy in Mozambique said in Nampula.

Todd Chapman, who was speaking after teh graduation ceremony for 24 students of Access, a Programme for English Language Teaching, at the Nampula delegation of the Language Institute, funded by the US goevrnment, said that providing Professional skills to young Mozambicans via the English language should be seen as one of the important focuses for the country’s development.

Chapman said that most of the students who benefited from the micro-grant programme for intensive study of English, which began in 2002, were now at various higher education institutions where they were increasing their knowledge with the aim of working as English teachers across the country.

Chapman said that over the next few years the US government would increase investment in different areas, without forgetting the sectors of Agriculture, Health and Education, which already benefit from US funding. (macauhub)