Mozambique; Economic Rehabilitation and the Poor

  title={Mozambique; Economic Rehabilitation and the Poor},
  author={Paulo Maur{\'i}cio Silva Lopes},
Poverty has remained widespread in Mozambique, mostly on account of the prevalent war situation. This paper provides a profile of the lowest income groups in Mozambique and examines how they were affected by the economic recovery program of 1986-90. The results, indicate that despite large price adjustments, in real terms minimum and low wages improved over the 1986-90 period. Agricultural production increased in response to better incentives, and small farmers in safe areas improved their… CONTINUE READING