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Conceptual Model of Mozambique by Mind Map: Conceptual Model of
Mozambique
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Conceptual Model of Mozambique

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Geography

Coastal, southeastern africa

Tropical climate

capital: maputo

Coal, Titanium, Natural Gas

untapped gold and silver

Social

little to no education

high poverty/malnutrition

54% in 2008

portugese official language, emakhuwa most widely spoken, other tribal languages

99.66% African citizens

low life expectancy, only 3% of population is 65 or older

high infant mortality rate

23.4 million population

HIV/AIDS rampant

New node

21% unemployment rate

mostly catholic, portestant, and muslim

Economy

Most people agricultural income, not enough to live off of

diamond smuggling - crackdowns, some people did it for lack of jobs

Colonial influence makes citizens heavily reliant on imported wheats/cereals for bread, a staple in their diet, not enough wheat is produced within the country itself

currency: meticais

28.5/US dollar

resources: titanium, exporters of gas, coal, textiles, tobacco, asbestos, aluminum etc.

limited exploitation, considerable amount of resources

Gas in eastern africa - big boom

new market for beer booming

TYPE? (GAP)

has made some gains, but unclear if weak or strong, will continue to improve? (GAP)

Policies?

dependent upon foreign assistance for more than 1/2 of budget

23.87 billion GDP, ranked 120th in world

agriculture only accounts for 28% of GDP, while the 81% of the workforce is involved in agriculture - imbalance!

Political

civil war 77-92

peace accords signed in 92 allowing political pluralism instead of just one party rule

portugese colony until 75 independence

constitution in 1990

today: Frelimo and Renamo parties

recent encounter renamo vs. cops, violent, deaths, arrests, first since civil war

President Armando Guebuza is Frelimo member, 75% of 2009 vote

GAP: Other parties? influential?, Democratic Movement of Mozambique: MDM, Daviz Simango

president can have 3 terms, elections every 5 years

Republic. Exact structure? Complex (GAP)

Executive: President, Prime Minister, and Cabinet, popular vote

Legislative: Assembly of the Republic, 250 seats, 5 year terms, popular vote

Judicial: many diff courts, supreme court, elected by president or assembly, current SC president believes need for more judges

elections every 5 years

Corruption? (GAP)

Policies? Improvements? (GAP)

mixed Portuguese law and Islamic law

Military

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everyone is supposed register at the age of 18, regardless of sex, most do not.

LARGE GAP

Army, Navy, Air Force, Defense Forces

Pirates a threat/ navy patrols coast increasingly

Technology

severely lacking infrastructure from colonial neglect and civil war

untapped hydropower potential

projects to build up infrastructure

developing HIV testing technology that works faster and keeps patients more in the system

2nd public tv channel launched