Unequal growth in Mozambique and the region

Unequal growth in Mozambique and the region

Mozambique has experienced economic growth that substantially reduced the initially huge poverty levels but which is starting to take a toll in terms of inequality. This increasing inequality goes in line with the increasing dualization of this natural resource-rich economy Women are lagging behind in the growing non-subsistence sector of the economy.

The higher a mother’s education level and body mass index the better is her children’s health Amongst Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania and Zimbabwe, Mozambique has the highest level of poverty, followed by Tanzania and Malawi, while Zimbabwe is the least poor