Denmark to provide funding of US$90 million to Mozambique’s Manica province

15 February 2012

Maputo, Mozambique, 15 Feb – Denmark is set to provide funding of US$90 million for development of the agri-livestock sector in Mozambique’s Manica province and construction of basic infrastructure such as roads and bridges, the Danish ambassador to Mozambique, Morgens Petersen said.

At the end of a meeting with the governor of Manica province, the ambassador said that US$60 million would be used for development of the agri-livestock sector and that the remaining US$30 million would be used to build infrastructure over the next four years, according to Mozambican newspaper O País.

Ambassador Morgens Petersen, in the administrative post of Vanduzi, in Manica district, visited agricultural units owned by two farmers who had secured funding as part of Mozambique’s cooperation with Denmark.

These agricultural units produce soy, maize, beans and tobacco amongst other crops, as well as seeds and milk. (macauhub)

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