20 years of peace after the civil war in 1992 has brought development and economic growth in Mozambique. Among the positive trends are: a stable economy, an average annual economic growth of 8 percent, increased primary school enrollment, and regular elections.
Despite the efforts, including massive donor support to the state budget, the inequality is now increasing in the country.
During the period from 1996 to 2002 Mozambique saw a decline of 15 percent in the number of families living below the poverty line.
Mozambique will declare itself in compliance with its treaty obligations under the Mine Ban Treaty in 2015.
The war for independence was fought between 1964 and 1974
The cilil was between FRELIMO and RENAMO ran from 1977 to 1992
In 1994 the country held its first free elections