The new promo video of “BOA_MA_NHÃ, Maputo!” is online. The video was produced and directed by Polisocial, the social engagement and responsibility programme @Politecnico di Milano. Thanks to Polisocial amazing team for the fantastic support!
On the 23rd of July, the interdipartimental team of the “Boa_ma_nhã, Maputo!” project convened for the presentation and discussion of the draft Assessment Report, the first research output of the project which includes a thorough examination of the key dimensions and issues of the Maputo metropolitan area.The Report will be then validated through the fieldwork mission, planned for the end of summer 2019, during which it will be also shared with and presented to the local partners and to relevant actors and policy-makers in the region.
On February 7th, 2019, “Boa_Ma_Nhã, Maputo!” (scientific manager Professor Laura Montedoro) has been conferred the Polisocial Award 2018, a competition which rewards projects with high social impacts from Politecnico di Milano.
“Boa_Ma_Nhã, Maputo!” is a study for the integrated development of the regions BOAne, MoAmba, Namaaacha (Mozambique). “Boa_Ma_Nhã, Maputo!” follows the successful Polisocial experience of Mo.N.G.U.E., a research project aiming to integrate environment, growth, university, and education. The research team is characterized by the involvement of multi-sectoral partners which brings expertise in various academic fields, including urban planning, energy, hydraulic engineering, and water management. The goal of the project is to contribute to the development of the Maputo (Mozambique) area through efficient landscape planning, and by providing local entities with a methodology and a development plan. In particular, the research team focuses on the water-food-energy nexus, with a particular highlight on the agricultural sector.