Mozambique is located in the eastern coast of Africa and has frontiers with Tanzania (north), Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe (west) and South Africa and Swaziland (south). The country has an area of 799 380 km2, of which 13 000 km2 are coastal and 786 380 km2 are terrestrial, with an eastern shoreline bathed by the Indian ocean extending to 2700 km. The geographical location and extension of the county provide for the privilege of a big diversity of natural resources, namely wide fertile areas suitable area for aquaculture, forest, wildlife and fisheries, important watersheds, mineral resources including renewable and non-renewable energy sources and a long coastline of great economic, touristic and environmental potential.
Adhering to the terms of the UNFCCC and the Paris Agreement while seeking to obtain REDD+ results-based payments, Mozambique has so far achieved the following:
With the support of CfRN, Mozambique is producing a new GHG inventory for the AFOLU sector to be added in the first BUR. Under the RRR+ project, CfRN initiated unique examples of South-South exchange such as Mozambique and Panama, Belize, St. Lucia and Dominica; specifically, on the implementation of Collect Earth for Land Use and Land Use change assessment. CfRN has trained national experts on practical usage techniques and provide multiple tools for an appropriated, consistent and transparent GHG reporting of GHG emissions and removals.