Informal Entrepreneurship and Cross-Border Trade in Maputo, Mozambique

Informal Entrepreneurship and Cross-Border Trade in Maputo, Mozambique

This report presents the results of a SAMP survey of informal entrepreneurs connected to cross- border trade between Johannesburg and Maputou during 2014. The study sought to enhance the evidence base on the links between migration and informal entrepreneur-ship in Southern African cities and to examine the implications for municipal, national and regional policy.

Detailed Information

  • Title: Informal Entrepreneurship and Cross-Border Trade in Maputo, Mozambique
  • Author/s: Ines Raimundo & Abel Chikanda
  • Publisher: SAMP (Migration Policy Series 73)
  • Country of Origin: South Africa
  • ISBN: 9781920596200

This report presents the results of a SAMP survey of informal entrepreneurs connected to cross- border trade between Johannesburg and Maputou during 2014. The study sought to enhance the evidence base on the links between migration and informal entrepreneur-ship in Southern African cities and to examine the implications for municipal, national and regional policy.

Ines Raimundo is the former Director of the Centre for Policy Analysis and Deputy Director of Post-Graduation in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Eduardo Mondlane University, Maputo.Abel Chikanda is Assistant Professor of Geography and African & African American Studies at the University of Kansas.

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