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Morocco is mostly an arid country in which agriculture accounts for a very low percentage of the total GDP, but employs half of the country’s population. About 27% of the population in Morocco is considered poor and 70% of the poor people live in rural areas.

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The world’s food systems are in crisis, and big agribusiness is at its heart

19 January 2022

Public finance has a key role to play in agriculture. Instead of propping up corporate interests, it should learn from local producers PORTUGUÊS   19 January 2022, 3.13pm Public funds are being used to expand industrial livestock production – a sector that dramatically increases methane emissions,…

Twinning arrangements for exchange of knowledge, experiences and networking in land governance

Call for proposals: Twinning arrangements for exchange of knowledge, experiences and networking in land governance

4 February 2021

The Arab Land Initiative, facilitated by the Global Land Tool Network and UN-Habitat, is launching a call for proposals to solicit the interest from organisations working in the Arab region to the twinning arrangement initiative. The initiative aims at pairing two organisations from countries in…

After 10 Years of Fighting, Morocco’s Soulalyat Women Find Justice

14 September 2019

The approval of the new law has cemented an important step in the fight for women claiming rights to communal lands. ez – “Although it is too late for me to get back some of my lands, when I see all these women finally getting justice, I feel like the struggle has been worth it. I feel that their…

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Egypt irrigation

RVO and FAO Round Table on Land Consolidation in the Arab World: Experiences from Egypt, Morocco, Sudan and Tunisia

30 March 2021

What are the state-of-the-art and new approaches to land consolidation as part of integrated rural development strategies in North Africa and Near East? That was the main question around which several experts from Egypt, Morocco, Sudan, Tunisia, and Turkey joined the FAO/ RVO roundtable discussion…

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Second Arab Land Conference 2021

Second Arab Land Conference 2021

The Government of the Arab Republic of Egypt was pleased to announce the Second Arab Land Conference, organized under the patronage of the Egyptian Minister of Housing, Utilities and Urban Communities. The Conference was organized by the Housing and Building National Research Centre (HBRC)…