Morocco has wind behind its renewables initiative | Gulf News

Morocco is using energy sector reform to drive energy diversity and production via renewables: Many countries in the region have announced an interest or launched programs in developing renewable energy sources, especially with respect to solar and wind energy and hydroelectricity in some. Morocco is said to be well in front to be a regional leader. The International Energy Agency (IEA) said that “Persevering in this direction [energy pricing] could ...

Bible stories and thrillers make Morocco filming choice | U-T San Diego

Morocco’s booming film industry–you may have seen more of the country than you previously thought: “QUIET!” The cry rings out in English, French and Arabic across the cobblestoned streets of Jerusalem, as filming begins for a scene in the series “A.D. The Bible Continues.” But while the arched doorways, balconies and furnishings all say Roman-era Israel, the real-life setting is southern Morocco. Viewers in America and elsewhere in the world ...

Women Succeeding as Entrepreneurs | AMIDEAST

The Arab Women’s Entrepreneurship Project (AWEP) provides basic business knowledge, coaching, mentoring, and encouragement – here is one Moroccan success story: Ihsane Himmi was working in international finance in the United States, but couldn’t shake the lure of returning to Morocco to pursue her dream of starting a business in women’s fashion that would appeal to modern Moroccan women.  Initially she opened a store to sell imported goods from China, ...

France, Morocco sign 2 agreements worth 43 million Euros to promote SMEs | Customs Today

Morocco and France signed a deal to promote SMEs in both countries: Morocco and France signed two agreements worth 43 million Euros to promote small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). The agreements were signed by Finance and Economy Minister Mohammed Boussaid and France Finance and Public Accounts Minister Michel Sapin who is on a working visit to the Kingdom. The agreements are signed in implementation of the declaration of intention inked ...

From fire detectors to SMS fundraisers: meet Africa’s top 10 innovators of 2015 | Ventureburn

A Moroccan has been selected as one of Africa’s top 10 entrepreneurs, with an innovative, cheap, and healthy alternative to livestock antibiotics: The African Innovation Foundation has just named the continent’s top 10 entrepreneurs through its annual Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA). After receiving 925 applications from over 41 countries, the organization has decided on inspiring initiatives that focus on diverse industries from agriculture, to education and e-health. Four of ...
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