the community

This descriptive document refers to the first phase of a Resettlement Project, promoted by THAI MOÇAMBIQUE LOGÍSTICA, S.A. (TML). It is developed within the scope of the Project Construction of the Chitima-Moatize-Macuse Rail-Port Corridor. The first phase, which refers to resettlement housing area, will be deployed on a land of 11 hectares located next to the village of Supinho near Quelimane, in the Zambézia province, according to the attached location plan.

This project is of vital importance network effect for communities and the economy

The housing complex is expected to be built in the mentioned area appropriately integrated into the natural conditions of the site, respecting the shrub vegetation, local tree and the relief conditions that directly affect the drainage systems to be merged into the proposed solution. This housing complex will be equipped with 7 housing blocks, each with 10 lots with an area of 800m2 (each lot will have 20 meters of width and 40 meters of depth) and 4 lots of different dimensions for the construction of a Primary School, a Healthcare Center, a Multi-sport Pavilion and a Market. These collective facilities are intended to serve the entire village community of Supinho and not simply the future occupants of the resettlement area. The primary school will replace the existing one in the northeast of the village, as in the future the land where this school is located will be separated from the village by the railway line that will be built.

The intervention area, marked in red in the location plan shown in Figure 1, is located on the outskirts of Quelimane, approximately 11.60 km from Zalala Beach and 10.65 km from EN470.

The goal is that the construction of this new housing area forms an important factor of local planning, organization and stabilization of urban space, particularly in its impact area.

Taken as intervention premises, the development of spatial quality by the integration of the native plant to the solution, with the preservation of the existing tree complex, and the appreciation of the architectural image with the controlled dynamics in the range of the housing types and the harmonization of the color composition.