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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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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…

International Conference - Social-Ecological Systems: From Risks and Insecurity to Viability and Resilience (SES2019)

18 January 2019

Call For Papers The Research Center for Environment, Human Security and Governance (CERES), in partnership with many institutions, will organize it 5th International Conference on: Social-Ecological Systems: From Risks and Insecurity to Viability and  Resilience (SES2019), Marrakesh, October 24-26,…

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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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Join us for a Webinar: Sextortion and Land Governance - What is it and how can it be tackled?

The Land Portal Foundation, Mokoro Ltd and Transparency International co-hosted an interactive webinar on sextortion in land governance and its implications on June 25th, 2018. The webinar featured an interactive discussion among expert panelists. Sextortion is defined as the abuse of power to…