The PAP/RAC and the experts from MICOA would like to express their gratitude to Minister for Co-ordination of Environmental Affairs, H.E. Mr. Bernando Ferraz, and Governor of Gaza Province, H.E. Mr. Eugenio Numaio for their support and effort led to the preparation of this document. Our special thanks go to Mr. Filipe J. Mahanjane and Mr. Faquir Bay, Mayors of the Xai-Xai Municipality, for the kind support and successful chairing of the Steering Committee meetings, Mr. Alfredo Massinga, Director of MICOA CZM Department, and to Mr. Turk Abobacar, Xai-Xai for his support to initiate the preparation of this plan.
The Team would like to express their thanks to all officials and individuals met in the Gaza Province, the Xai-Xai District and Municipal institutions for the kind support and co-operation in the preparation of the Praia Velha Detailed Plan.
Our special thanks go to Mr. G. Everett, FAO, Rome and Mr. Ivica Trumbic, PAP/RAC director.
FAO Mr. Dixon Waruinge, FAO EAF/5 Co-ordinator, FAO Office, Nairobi
Ms. Helena Motta Mr. Rogério Wamusse
Biologist, National Team Leader, CZM Department, MICOA, Maputo
Chemical Engineer, National Deputy Team Leader, Director of the Provincial Department, MICOA, Xai-Xai
Joao E. Macucha
Director, Directorate of Industry, Commerce and Tourism, Gaza Province, Xai-Xai
The MICOA Working
Mr. Domingos Macie Mr. César Masibe Mr. Fernando Mucoque
Tourism Expert, Provincial Department of Tourism, DPICT, Xai-Xai Physical Planner, Provincial Department of Public Works, INAHU, Xai-Xai
Physical Planner, Provincial Department of Physical Planning, INPF, Xai- Xai
Mr. Antonio J. Ngwenha
Civil-sanitary Engineer, Public Works and Housing Department, Gaza Province Director, Xai-Xai
Mr. Daniel Bimo Mr. Simeao Muchanga Mr. Joao Mucavele
Civil Engineer, Directorate of Public Works, Gaza Province, Xai-Xai Physical Planner, Municipality Town Planning and Building Department Sociologist, MICOA, Maputo
The PAP/RAC Working Team
Mr. Srdjan Truta Ms. Maria Schoonraad Mr. Jan Alberts Mr. Louis de V. Roodt Mr. Tony Border
Physical Planner, PAP/RAC Team Leader, Split, Croatia Physical Planner, University of Pretoria, RSA Tourism Specialist, Ecotourism Africa, Pretoria, RSA Civil Engineer - roads, University of Pretoria, RSA
Civil Engineer - water resources, Huff Border Smith and Associates, Johannesburg, RSA
Mr. Jacus Pienaar Mr. Andrew Leyel Ms. Branka Baric Mr. Ognjen Truta
Implementation Specialist, University of Pretoria, RSA Architect, SUIMO Lda, Xai-Xai – Zurich Assistant to PAP/RAC Projects, Split, Croatia Maps Editor, PAP/RAC, Split, Croatia
Photos by S. Truta and A. Leyel
The views of the Working Team contained in this report do not necessarily represent the views of UNEP or the Government of Mozambique.