Extensive damage to the road network by Cyclone Freddy, the world’s longest lived cyclone, has highlighted the need for infrastructural improvements.
Sharp spikes in the deforestation of the Amazon took place during the administration of Jair Bolsonaro, but it is too early to tell if new safeguards are working.
Cyclone Freddy, which has lasted 32 days since its formation, is once again preparing to make landfall in Mozambique, where it has already caused massive damage.
The country’s tourism boss says tourists are coming back because the country is seen as more ‘welcoming’ with the departure of far-right leader Jair Bolsonaro.
The planned Mphanda Nkuwa dam in Mozambique threatens communities with the loss of ecosystems and damage to floodplain productivity, green groups say.
The South American nation wants to reverse what one official called the “dismantling” of the sector during the previous administration of President Jair Bolsonaro.
The new facility will be the second factory for Dugongo Cimentos and is slated to have a capacity of about 6,000 tons of cement a day.
The Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs made the assurances after Portugal’s foreign minister earlier warned Beijing about providing military aid to Moscow.