Mozambique Country Platform

Host organisation: CTO (Centre for Theatre of the Oppressed)
Maputo, Mozambique (

(Ms) Gilda Fafitine (
(+258) 824867470/ (+258) 845624966
(Ms) Cristina Natália (
(+258) 845600010 / (+258) 828758810
Domingos Tsucane (
(+258)848984988/ (+258) 878984988

About the Mozambique Country Platform

Prolinnova–Mozambique is a network that promotes local innovation in ecologically oriented agriculture and natural resource management in Mozambique. The network builds on and scales up farmer-based approaches to development. It strives to stimulate and enhance partnerships among the various stakeholders in research and development, mainly among farmers, extension workers and researchers. Besides the eight National …

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PID workshop in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa

Through the ELI-FaNS project, a workshop on participatory innovation development (PID) was held at the African Enterprise Conference Centre in Pietermaritzburg in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) Province on 10-13 June 2024. The objective of the workshop was to build a common understanding of key concepts and involved participants from Limpopo and KZN. Joe Nchor, the ELI-FaNS project …

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Prolinnova activities in southern Africa published in Appropriate Technology

The international magazine Appropriate Technology ( has published two articles about Prolinnova activities in southern Africa: Rural women in Mozambique innovate to restore their landscape, by Romuald Rutazihana, Domingos Tsucane, Gilda Fafitine & Jacob Wanyama in Appropriate Technology 50 (3): 42–44 Observing local innovation in Swayimane, South Africa, by Mzo Mndali, Thabo Makhubedu & Brigid …

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Prolinnova Mozambique Annual Report 2022

In early 2022, the Mozambique Government relieved most restrictive measures that had been put in place to prevent Covid-19, so Prolinnova–Mozambique could resume some activities to promote local innovation and participatory innovation development (PID), holding face-to-face meetings and receiving visits from outside the country. Major activities carried out in 2022 were: Visit of the Prolinnova …

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Prolinnova Subregional Coordinator visits CPs in Southern Africa

In June 2022, the Prolinnova Subregional Coordinator in Eastern & Southern Africa, Jacob Wanyama, visited the Country Platforms (CP) in South Africa (Limpopo Province) and Mozambique. The main aims were to become better acquainted with and advise the work of Prolinnova–SA, especially related to institutionalising PID within the University of Limpopo and government research institutions, …

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Prolinnova-Mozambique annual report for 2020

Despite the restrictions related to the Covid-19 pandemic, Prolinnova–Mozambique managed to revive its Country Platform (CP) and to successfully implement major PID activities planned for 2020. Nuffic funding through the Orange Knowledge Programme allowed the CP to train new people in PID and to support pilots in farmer-led experimentation. See the 2020 annual report here.

Resumo da estratégia da Prolinnova 2021-25

A estratégia em inglês da Prolinnova para 2021-25 pode ser encontrada na página web “Sobre a Prolinnova” ( Um resumo de 3 páginas em português pode ser encontrado aqui: Resumo da estratégia da Prolinnova 2021–25 (PDF file; 140 KB)

Prolinnova-Mozambique annual report for 2019

Despite many challenges and adversities in 2019, the network in Mozambique managed to implement some activities with funds mainly from FAO and CIC-Batá (Centre for Initiatives for Cooperation, a Spanish NGO). These activities consisted in supporting and strengthening local innovation processes in some farmer associations, and disseminating previously identified and proven local innovations to other …

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Prolinnova-Mozambique activity report 2017

Prolinnova–Mozambique implemented considerably more activities in 2017 compared to the previous year. The Country Platform (CP) carried out a refresher course on local innovation and Participatory Innovation Development (PID), renewed and strengthened its National Steering Committee, appointed focal points at provincial and district levels, published a catalogue of local innovations and planned its activities for …

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Cases of local innovation in Mozambique

Member organisations of Prolinnova-Mozambique contributed cases of local innovation to this catalogue that covers the period from 2008 to 2017. Most of these are cases that have been encountered during the partners’ day-to-day interactions with smallholder farmers in the villages where the organisations work.

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