Mozambique - Nacala Corridor Business Linkages Technical Assistance Project

Project Summary

Approval Date 14 Jun 2017
Signature Date 14 Sep 2017
Planned Completion Date 30 Dec 2021
Sovereign / Non-Sovereign Sovereign
Sector Multi-Sector
DAC Sector Code 32130
Environmental Category 3
Commitment U.A 694,796.67
Status Implementation

Project General Description

The present relates to the Nacala Corridor Business Linkages Technical Assistance Project. It's initiated by the Government of Mozambique with the support of the African Development Bank’s Fund for African Private Sector Assistance. This Technical Assistance (TA) project aims to complement the AfDB funded Nacala Rail and Port Project in order to support inclusive growth along the Nacala Corridor in Mozambique. The project includes three main components, namely: (i) scoping and initial assessment; (ii) capacity building: (Business Diagnosis, Improvement Plan and Networking); and (iii) project management, co-ordination and institutional building.

Project Objectives

The main goal is to improve the efficiency and competitiveness of local businesses in the Nacala Corridor for accelerated economic and social growth. The specific objectives are: (i) to strengthen the business management skills, industry knowledge and know-how of selected Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in the construction industry to enable them take advantage of business opportunities provided by the Nacala rail and port project and other investments and (ii) to provide institutional capacity building, knowledge, expertise and tools to SME support institutions to enable them continue supporting SMEs in construction industry at the end of the TA.


The main beneficiaries of the technical assistance are the Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs).

Participating Organization

Fund for African Private Sector Assistance
Investment Promotion Centre


IATI identifier 46002-P-MZ-KB0-001
Last Update 14 Jun 2021


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Geographic Location

Country Mozambique