Mozambique: Mining Disrupts Livelihoods

Many of the 1,429 families resettled to make way for mining in Tete province, have had their access to food, water and work disrupted, a Human Rights Watch report shows.

A railway track used to transport Vale’s shipments of coal from their mine in Moatize to the port in Beira.


  • Mozambique:  Protestors Block Access to Vale Mine

    Agencia de Informacao de Mocambique, 19 April 2013

    A group of over 500 people on 17 April blocked the entrance to the open cast coal mine operated by the Brazilian company, Vale, in the western Mozambican province of more »

  • Mozambique:  Resettlement Conflicts Follow Mozambique's Mining Boom

    UN Integrated Regional Information Networks, 21 March 2013

    The coal boom in Mozambique's northwestern Tete Province is pitting disgruntled locals against international mining conglomerates as communities living in the new mining areas are... read more »

  • Mozambique:  Mozambicans Want More Payback From Mining Companies

    UN Integrated Regional Information Networks, 25 March 2013

    When foreign mining companies started arriving in Mozambique's northwestern Tete Province, people had high expectations that employment and prosperity would follow. "When the... read more »