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Morocco | 24 August 2018
Morocco holds 3-day focus on agriculture in semi-arid zones

A training course will be held November 12-15 in Morocco that will focus on planning resilient agriculture able to withstand climate change. The three-day course will be held at the Rabat Institute of...

Morocco | 14 June 2018
Milk powder is not unhealthy: Morocco Ministry of Agriculture

Following an uproar among Moroccans condemning the alleged use of powder milk to make milk, the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries has said that the use of powdered milk to produce any kind of food...

Morocco | 24 April 2018
Morocco, France harden partnership with new deals in agriculture

Morocco and France have signed two partnership agreements to boost bilateral cooperation in agriculture, Morocco's official MAP news agency reported on Monday. The two agreements were inked by the ...

Morocco | 5 February 2018
Morocco and Liberia boost bilateral cooperation through agriculture

Rabat- Morocco and Liberia have expressed their common willingness to boost bilateral cooperation in the agricultural and fisheries sectors. On Friday in Rabat, Mbarka Bouaida, state secretary for ...

Morocco | 26 November 2017
Moroccan agriculture ministry pledges 6.85bn to fight social inequality

The Moroccan government is pledging to reduce disparities between segments of the population by designing more development projects, especially in rural areas. Aziz Akhannouch, the Minister of Agricul...

Morocco | 25 November 2017
Morocco prays for rain as shortage threatens agriculture

The king of Morocco called for all mosques in the country to pray for rain on Friday, amid a shortage threatening the country's agriculture. King Mohammed VI had issued a royal decree asking Morocc...

Morocco | 10 October 2017
Africa needs to invest in agricultural censuses

It is necessary for Sub-Saharan African countries to invest more in conducting agricultural censuses for sustainable growth of the continent’s agricultural sector, a conference has heard. According...

Morocco | 1 October 2017
Morocco boosts solar investments to benefit agriculture

In early August the Ministry of Energy, Mining and Sustainable Development (Ministère de l’Energie, des Mines et du Développement Durable, MEMDD) earmarked Dh2.3bn (€206.1m) for investments in solar p...

Morocco | 22 February 2017
A dangerous bacterium threatens Moroccan agriculture

On Monday, February 20, the National Food Safety Authority (ONSSA) organized a study day in Rabat in collaboration with Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) under the title, “...

Morocco | 2 November 2016
Morocco to raise $30bn for agriculture adaptation in Africa

A new initiative aims at mobilising US $30 billion to help the agriculture sector in African countries to adapt to climate change. The initiative has been launched by the Moroccan Government, which...

Morocco | 10 June 2016
Agriculture boosted Morocco's economic growth in 2015

The High Planning Commission (HCP), reported that Morocco’s economic growth stood at 4.5 percent in 2015, against 2.6 percent a year earlier. The growth was supported by a strong external demand, t...

Morocco | 15 October 2015
Morocco’s agriculture-focused ‘Green Plan’ must benefit all, says UN rights expert

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the right to food, Hilal Elver, has commended Morocco’s achievements in reducing extreme poverty and eliminating hunger through crucial economic and social ref...

Morocco | 29 April 2013
Moroccan agriculture becomes a booming sector for Spanish investors

With agriculture accounting for approximately 15% and 20% of GDP, the Moroccan agricultural sector opens a market of opportunities to foreign investors, especially for Spanish companies because of the...

Morocco | 25 April 2013
Morocco: HM the King Presides Over Opening of Sixth Agriculture Conference

Meknes — HM King Mohammed VI presided, Tuesday in Sahrij Souani in Meknes, over the opening ceremony of the sixth agriculture conference, attended by Gabonese president Ali Bongo Ondimba. During th...

Morocco | 17 August 2012
Cash-tight Morocco bides time on massive wheat buys

The Moroccan government, facing its biggest wheat import requirement in three decades even as hard currency reserves dwindle, said it would not tap international soft wheat markets before the bulk of ...

Morocco | 26 April 2012
Morocco wheat harvest falls

Morocco’s wheat harvest should stand at around 3 million tonnes this year, including 2 million tonnes of soft wheat, down sharply from a year earlier, the head of the country’s agriculture...

Morocco | 7 January 2012
Morocco prays for rain

Moroccans hold 1st nationwide rain prayers since 2007...

Morocco | 22 August 2011
Just how organic is Morocco's agriculture?

Perhaps the greatest symbol of Morocco’s traditions is the souk, or market. Whether you’re in Rabat’s medina, steps away from the tramway, or deep in the heart of Old Fes...

Morocco | 26 April 2011
Morocco, Algeria sign pact on agriculture

In a bid to boost agricultural production in the Maghreb, Algeria and Morocco Monday signed in Rabat a memorandum of understanding and cooperation in the field of agriculture and rural development.

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