A few months ago, USAID and the Ministry of Education launched the project "Aprender a Ler" to improve reading skills for students in grades 2 and 3. This pilot project will begin by covering 120 schools in Nampula and Zambezia provinces.
US Ambassador to Mozambique, Douglas Griffiths joined the Mozambican Attorney General, Dr. Augusto Paulino, to sign an agreement which will make the Attorneys General Office (PGR) more effective in controlling lawfulness and combatting corruption, building institutional credibility and citizen trust.
The two year, $1.373 million project forms part of a wider assistance package of technical assistance, training and scholarships that the US Government has been providing to the PGR over the last 9 years.
On July 29, 2013, USAID/Mozambique Mission Director, Alex Dickie, signed a funding agreement with the Faculty of Arts and Communication (ECA) of Eduardo Mondlane University.
The United States Ambassador to Mozambique, Douglas Griffiths and the Mozambican Minister of Education, Augusto Jone, launched today the project Aprender a Ler (Learning to read), which will be implemented in 120 schools in Zambezia and Nampula provinces, benefiting more than 46,000 children.
On May 2, 2013, Deputy Mission Director Polly Dunford represented USAID/Mozambique at the national dissemination of the final results from the 2011 Demographic and Health Survey (DHS), delivered by the National Institute of Statistics. Dr. João Dias Loureiro, President of the National Institute of Statistics and Mr. Marcelino Lucas, Permanent Secretary of the Mozambique’s Ministry of Health chaired the meeting.
Last updated: January 27, 2014