Morocco

Flag of MoroccoMorocco (Arabic: المغرب‎ al-Maghrib, Amṛṛuk or Lmɣrib), officially the Kingdom of Morocco, is the most westerly of the North African countries. It is one of three countries (Spain, France) to have both Atlantic and Mediterranean coastlines, and it also has a rugged mountain interior. The Arabic name al-Mamlakat al-Maghribiyyah (Arabic: المملكة المغربية‎), which translates to "The Western Kingdom", and Al-Maghrib (Arabic: المغرب‎), or Maghreb, meaning "The West", are commonly used as alternate names.

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General information

  • Agraw.com is a portal dedicated to the Amazigh culture. With articles, videos and music.Agraw.com
  • Interactieve Marokkaanse portal met links, een forum en nieuws. Maghreb.NL is een uitgave van EtnoMedia. Maghreb.nl (in Dutch)

Crisis, conflict, security

Development

  • Blogging platform with guest post about Africa. This category is about development issues. The content is shared with partner platforms such as The Guardian African Network, Christian Science Monitor and the European Centre for Development Policy Management. Africa on the Blog
  • The overarching objective of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group is to spur sustainable economic development and social progress in its regional member countries (RMCs), thus contributing to poverty reduction.African Development Bank Group

Food, water, land and health

  • The DHS Program provides decision makers and program managers with the information necessary to plan, monitor and evaluate population, health, and nutrition programs.USAID Democratic and Health Surveys
  • UNAIDS is leading the global effort to end AIDS as a public health threat by 2030 as part of the Sustainable Development Goals.UN Aids
  • Free online database and additional resources of health and human rights law.Health and Human Rights resources
  • The African Union Center for Disease Control and prevention.Africa CDC

Climate, environment, energy and resources

  • The USGS annual reviews from the 'Minerals Yearbook Volume III: Area Reports-International-Africa and the Middle East' are designed to provide timely statistical data on mineral commodities in various countries. Each report includes sections on government policies and programs, environmental issues, trade and production data, industry structure and ownership, commodity sector developments, infrastructure, and a summary outlook.US Geological Survey Minerals Information
  • The USGS annual reviews from the 'Minerals Yearbook Volume III: Area Reports-International-Africa and the Middle East' are designed to provide timely statistical data on mineral commodities in various countries. This is an extra link under Morocco to provide the data from Western Sahara. U.S. Geological Survey Minerals Information - Western Sahara
  • Launched at the G8 Gleneagles Summit in 2005, the role of the Infrastructure Consortium for Africa (ICA) is to help improve the lives and economic well-being of millions of Africa’s people through encouraging, supporting and promoting increased investment in infrastructure in Africa, from both public and private sources. With a focus on regional programmes and initiatives, the ICA helps to facilitate infrastructure development in the water, transport, energy and ICT sectors. Infrastructure Consortium for Africa
  • The Joint Oil Data Exercise (JODI) oil and gas databases provide transparancy in oil and gas market data.JODI Oil and Gas database

Other data and statistics

  • The Atlas of Urban Expansion of the NYU Urban Expansion Program at the Marron Institute of Urban Management and the Stern School of Business of New York University, in partnership with UN-Habitat and the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, monitors the quantitative and qualitative aspects of global urban expansion. Atlas of Urban Expansion
  • The use of public-private partnerships to design, build and deliver infrastructure worldwide has grown significantly in the past decade. Yet the availability of reliable information to help governments and advisors design and deliver projects well, has lagged behind. The PPP Knowledge Lab brings together the most relevant and authoritative resources on public-private partnerships in one location to empower governments and their advisors to design and deliver best in class infrastructure projects. Public-Private Infrastructure Partnerships

Publications

News about Morocco

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10/05/2022 - 22:27
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Cannabis farmers in Morocco’s Rif region say they are in favour of...
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Morocco’s police arrest 20 over allegations of sexual assault at...
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[MAP] Rabat -- The Kingdom of Morocco expresses its deep concern...
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[MAP] Rabat -- The Kingdom of Morocco expresses its deep concern...
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[New Times] The national football team head coach, Carlos Alos Ferrer...
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10/03/2022 - 15:15

SOREC (www.SOREC.ma) launches the first “Made in Morocco” central...

10/03/2022 - 12:39
Many nomads blame the effects of climate change and agricultural...
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10/03/2022 - 08:30

Download logo The Embassy of the Kingdom of Morocco in Ouagadougou...

10/02/2022 - 11:45

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10/01/2022 - 16:35
Morocco's traditional roadside inns, once used as trading places,...
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Morocco is set to bid for the 2025 Nations Cup after Guinea was...
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[MAP] Brussels -- The private sector is ready to play its role to...
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09/30/2022 - 01:51
Adidas says an Algerian palace inspired the design, but Morocco says...
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[The Point] Burkina Faso U-23 team on Tuesday lashed The Gambia U-23...
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