IMF Praises Morocco’s Economic Progress in Second Review of PLL

In a press release issued Friday, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) announced the results of its second review of Morocco’s economic progress under an agreement that extended a two-year Precautionary and Liquidity Line (PLL) to the country.  Mr. Min Zhu, IMF Deputy Managing Director and Acting Chair of the Board, made the following statement: “Morocco’s overall economic performance has been strong. Following a slowdown in 2014, growth is expected to ...

A love affair with Morocco’s wines and cuisine | Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times reporter S. Irene Virbila writes on the Moroccan wines making their way onto LA restaurant menus: Most people draw a blank when confronted with the idea of wine from Morocco. They might know Paula Wolfert’s masterful cookbook “The Food of Morocco” and they may have even cooked a cinnamon-scented bestila or lamb tagine with olives and preserved lemon. But the wine is almost completely unknown. For the ...

Middle Eastern and North African Teens Arrive in the United States for TechGirls Exchange | U.S. State Department

Moroccan “TechGirls” will participate in a State Department program to visit the U.S. and learn more about careers in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields: Tech-savvy teens from Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, the Palestinian Territories, and Tunisia will participate in the fourth annual TechGirls exchange program from July 21-August 12. While in the United States, they will develop the knowledge, resources, peer networks, and mentor relationships necessary to ...

World Bank approves 150 million dollar project to boost water efficiency in Morocco | Maghreb Arab Press

The latest World Bank investment in Morocco will boost efforts to make agriculture more efficient: The Board of Executive Directors of the World Bank (WB) approved on Wednesday a project worth 150 million dollars aiming at improving water efficiency in the field of agriculture in Morocco. The WB said in a statement that The Large Scale Irrigation Modernization Project is designed to bolster Morocco’s agricultural development, a sector that generates ...

Morocco to honor the brightest minds of its entrepreneurial ecosystem with Karim Jazouani prize | Wamda

Morocco’s entrepreneur success stories are starting to mount, with more help on the way: Karim Jazouani, the web and startup ambassador of Morocco, would be proud. Since he passed away more than two years ago, the startup scene went from a concept to reality. This year, for the third time, Wamda will recognize those who’ve wrought this change with the Karim Jazouani Prize for Entrepreneurship Advocates. This prize will recognize ...
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