Posts Tagged ‘Burkina-Faso’

Morocco in Africa – Delivering the Bread Basket – Jean R. AbiNader

Feeding Africa’s Explosive Growth Requires Regional Cooperation Jean R. AbiNader, MATIC August 19, 2015 Recent articles underscore the importance of Morocco’s initiatives in West and Central Africa, specifically in the agricultural sector. In a World Bank blog, Jean-Christophe Maur, a Senior Economist in the Growth and Competitiveness Program at the World Bank Institute, argues that the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), which enjoys a strong working relationship with ...

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On World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day, Shared Commitment from Morocco – Caitlin Dearing Scott

  Caitlin Dearing Scott, MAC May 7, 2015 This Friday, May 8th, countries from the US to the Philippines will celebrate World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day – an annual reminder of the principles of this humanitarian movement:  to prevent and alleviate human suffering, thereby contributing to the maintenance and promotion of human dignity and peace in the world. This year, the focus is on the fundamental principles in ...

Morocco, Burkina Faso Discuss Means to Boost Defense Cooperation | Maghreb Arab Press

Morocco and Burkina Faso strengthen ties, security cooperation: The means to promote defense cooperation between Morocco and Burkina Faso were at the heart of talks, on Friday in Rabat, between Minister Delegate to the Head of the Government in charge of National Defense and Burkina Faso’s Prime Minister and Defense Minister Yacouba Isaac Zida. During the meeting, the two officials discussed various aspects of bilateral cooperation notably the means to ...

Maroc Telecom More Than Doubles its Footprint in Africa – Jean AbiNader

. * Acquires six companies as part of Etisalat’s takeover strategy* . Jean R. AbiNader, MATIC May 16, 2014 In a blockbuster deal announced earlier this week, the UAE telecoms firm, Etisalat, which has just completed its purchase of Vivendi’s 53-percent share of Maroc Telecom, sold its existing African operations to Maroc Telecom. For the Moroccan company, this adds Benin, Central African Republic, a second company in Gabon, Ivory Coast, ...

Morocco King Drives Regional Economic Integration with Africa – Jean R. AbiNader

. * Morocco, Mali sign 17 different bilateral cooperation agreements to strengthen economic, development ties * . Jean R. AbiNader, MATIC February 20, 2014 Even before the publication of a 2008 landmark study by the Peterson Institute identifying the benefits of regional economic integration in the Maghreb, international organizations and experts were expressing concerns that cross-border politics were depriving the area of much needed incentives to intra-regional trade. This past ...
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