Mozambique - Telecommunications II Project

Project Summary

Approval Date 08 Feb 1984
Signature Date 06 Jun 1984
Planned Completion Date 30 Jun 2002
Last Disbursement Planned Date 30 Jun 2002
Sovereign / Non-Sovereign Sovereign
Sector Communications
DAC Sector Code 22020
Commitment U.A 29,467,704.73
Status Completion

Project General Description

The project is part of the first phase of the Mozambique Telecommunications Development Programme, aimed at re-establishing and improving the telecommuni- cation services in the country. The project will re-establish the long distance telecommunication services in the country; assist the inland locked neighbouring countries to get quick information about their imports and exports in addition to providing good telephone service in that city. The major components proposed are: (i) the provision of new and extension of exiting telephone services in the Port city of Beira; (ii) the rehabilitation of the most important transmission system in the country (the tropospheric scatter links). The Development components consists of the supply and installation of Switching and Line Plants equipment in the Greater Beira area plus training technicians and maintenance support. The Rehabilitation component consists of the rehabilitation of the Whole Troposcatter system plus associated equipment in the country plus training of technicians. When this project is completed, it will start generating a substantial amount of revenue immediately even if the other parts of the phase are delayed.

Project Objectives

The objectives of the project are to rehabilitate the most important transmission system in the country (the tropospheric scatter links) and provide adequate telephone services in and around the port city of Beira (the port which serves Malawi, Zimbabwe and Zambia).


The project beneficiairies are the populations of the Port city of Beira by the re-establishement of long distance telecommunications services and to assist the land locked countries.

Participating Organization

African Development Bank
Nigerian Trust Fund
Government Of Mozambique
Banco de Mocambique


IATI identifier 46002-P-MZ-GB0-002
Last Update 24 Mar 2023


Contact Details

Name Lamin Gorgui BARROW

Geographic Location

Country Mozambique