Benedito Cunguara

Benedito Cunguara

Ph.D., BOKU University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences
M.S., Michigan State University
B.Sc., Universidade Eduardo Mondlane

Research Associate International Development

Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics
Michigan State University

Rm 207.Justin S Morrill Hall of Agriculture
East Lansing, MI 48824-1039

Contact in Mozambique: Instituto de Investigacao Agraria de Mocambique (IIAM) Av. FPLM n. 2698, Edificio da Botanica, 1 Andar Esquerdo Maputo, Mozambique. Phone 258 21 462 222 e-mail


All Publications (View all Cunguara’s publications on Google Scholar, sorted by year)

Selected Publications

Cunguara, B., Hanlon, J., 2012. Whose wealth is it anyway? Mozambique’s outstanding economic growth with worsening rural poverty. Development and Change. 43(3): 623-647.

Cunguara, B., 2012. An exposition of development failures in Mozambique. Review of African Political Economy, 39(131):161-70.

Benson, T., Cunguara, B., and Mogues, T., (2012) The supply of inorganic fertilizers to smallholder farmers in Mozambique: Evidence for fertilizer policy development. A research report produced by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) with the support of the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA).

Cunguara, B., A. Langyintuo, and I. Darnhofer. 2011. The role of nonfarm income in coping with the effects of drought in southern Mozambique. Agricultural Economics, 42(6): 701-713.

Cunguara, B., and I. Darnhofer. 2011. Assessing the impact of improved agricultural technologies on household income in rural Mozambique. Food Policy, 36(3): 378-390.