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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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. 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

  • Walk Free is an international human rights group focussed on the eradication of modern slavery, in all its forms, in our lifetime. Global Slavery Index

Education

News about Morocco

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04/13/2024 - 22:00
[State Department] Morocco is a vital U.S. partner on a wide range of...
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04/11/2024 - 17:56
BAMAKO, Mali — Mali's ruling junta has issued a decree suspending...
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04/10/2024 - 13:26
Abdul Rahman Zankad of Mohammedia, Morocco was arrested in March...
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04/09/2024 - 14:20

Infrastructure projects in Africa, particularly in...

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04/07/2024 - 11:57
[People's Dispatch] The protests in Morocco and Jordan are...
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