Climate-resilient Housing in Mozambique’s Coastal Cities

By |2020-04-08T15:44:09+02:00April 25th 2018|

Constructing a house is a rite of passage to adulthood in most peri-urban areas of Mozambique. While it is common for people to build their own homes using traditional techniques, it often reproduces vulnerability as most of these self-built houses are easily damaged even by low or medium magnitude weather events. How can resilient construction techniques prompt behaviour change in house construction and generate income?