Morocco

Morocco’s agriculture-focused ‘Green Plan’ must benefit all, says UN rights expert

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the right to food, Hilal Elver, has commended Morocco’s achievements in reducing extreme poverty and eliminating hunger through crucial economic and social reforms, while also urging the authorities to reach all regions, paying particular attention to those living in remote areas and vulnerable groups.

Women-owned cooperatives closing gender gap in rural Morocco

Small loans to women-owned cooperatives from the UN’s agricultural development fund, IFAD, are helping to close the gender gap in Morocco.

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Inter-religious cooperation can tackle extremism

Religious leaders from around the world agreed there is a need to strengthen inter-religious cooperation to tackle religious extremism.

The spiritual chiefs attended a two-day forum in Fez, Morocco, to discuss their role in preventing incitement to violence and atrocities.

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