Independent UN expert on education finds Morocco’s children have high drop-out rates

Moroccan children, especially girls, street kids and those living in rural areas, continue to drop out of school at unacceptably high rates, driven mainly by the lack of basic services such as sanitation, water and electricity, an independent United Nations human rights expert has concluded after touring the North African country.

In remote Atlas Mountains, UN agricultural fund aids Moroccans

More than 75,000 people living in remote mountain villages in Morocco will benefit from a new $34.4 million development project to improve agricultural production, strengthen infrastructure, and diversify income sources, the United Nations agricultural fund announced today.