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  Ministry: Ministerio para a Coordenacao da Accao Ambiental
Address: Direccao Nacional de Avalacao do Impacto Ambiental
Av. Acordos de Lusaka, No. 2115
C.P. 2020 Maputo
Contact: Mr. Leonardo Manuel Sulila
Position: ODS Officer
Tel: (2 581) 466 863/466 059
Fax: (2 581) 466 862/466 059
Email: Leonardosulila@yahoo.com
Methyl Bromide Trend Analysis
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Methyl Bromide Usage Sector

Due to its geographical location, Mozambique serves as a transit point for outgoing or incoming commodities to neighboring land-locked countries. Hence the significant quantities of MB use in pre-shipment

Mozambique has been experiencing a substantial increase in tobacco production since middle 90's. MB is predominantly used in control of pest diseases, particularly nematodes which constitute a major constraint in tobacco production. Currently, tobacco is grown I the form of contract farming by about 120,000 small-scale farmers through out the northern provinces of Niassa, Cabo, Delgado, Nampula and Central provinces of Tete, Manica and Sofala

Approved Methyl bromide Multilateral Funds Projects
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Ratification Status
Instrument Ratification Status Action in Progress
Vienna Convention (1985) 9/9/1994    
Montreal Protocol (1987) 9/9/1994    
London Amendment (1990) 9/9/1994    
Copenhagen Amendment (1992) 9/9/1994    
Montreal Protocol (1997)   Not ratified  
Beijing Amendment (1999)   Not ratified  
Ozone Depleting Substance Regulation Status

Draft regulations including licensing and quota systems in place

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