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Inclusive growth in Mozambique – scaling-up research and capacity

Event

Public Forum: Mozambique as a natural gas exporter

Lessons from the past experiences

The Inclusive Growth in Mozambique programme will host a public forum on 28 November 2018 to discuss, how the new natural resources discoveries may impact the Mozambican economy. The event is entitled ‘Mozambique as a natural gas exporter: lessons from the past experiences' and its ultimate aim is to promote innovative policies for inclusive growth.

The event is open to everyone and it will be held at the Radisson Blu Hotel & Residence in Maputo. Please register for the event here and find the press release here

 

Programme

8:30-9:00 Registration

9:00-9:30

Welcome and opening session
Dr. Adriano Maleane, Minister of Economics and Finance of Mozambique
Dr. Fernando Lichucha, Director of the Faculty of Economics
Laura Torvinen, Ambassador of Finland to Mozambique
Finn Tarp, UNU-WIDER Director
9:30-10:30

Discussion
Alan Roe, Non-Resident Senior Research Fellow,
UNU-WIDER | Slides
Extractives as a catalyst for economic transformation: issues from African experiences

10:30- 11:00 Coffee
11:00-11:30 Discussion panel
Chair: Finn Tarp, Director, UNU-WIDER

Anibal Mbalango, General Coordinator, Extractive Industry Taxation, Tax Authority of Mozambique
Omar Mithá, CEO, Empresa Nacional de Hidrocarbonetos (ENH)
Francisco Mucanheia, Chairman of the Committee on Agriculture, Economy and Environment, Assembly of the Republic
11:30-12:00 Plenary discussion, Q&A
Chair: Finn Tarp, Director, UNU-WIDER
12:00-13:00 Lunch