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World Bank Joins Morocco in Improving Transportation – Jean R. AbiNader

Rural Roadways and Urban Systems to Benefit Jean R. AbiNader, MATIC December 15, 2015 Morocco’s commitment to enhanced public access through improving public transportation and roadways was underscored in two recent events. The World Bank recently agreed to assist in Morocco’s efforts to undertake an extensive overhaul of its public transportation network to serve its growing urban population. More than 60% of Moroccans now live in cities, and there are ...

Morocco Gets $200m World Bank Loan to Upgrade Urban Transport | North Africa Post

The World Bank supports new development in Morocco, this time focusing on transportation systems: The World Bank has lent Morocco $200 million to support the North African country’s efforts to modernize its urban public transport to meet the demand of its growing urban population. The loan will also serve to improve urban mobility in Morocco, and in particular the quality and management of public transport. According to the World Bank, ...

Morocco raises stakes on combating climate change | The World Bank

Morocco’s progress in building an impressive renewable energy sector: While responsible for only a small share of global emissions, the country is taking big steps to curb them. In the next few weeks, Morocco is preparing to commission the first phase of what will be the largest concentrated solar power plant of its kind in the world. The 580 MW Noor-Ouarzazate Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) complex was first conceived as ...

Tangier, Morocco: Success on the Strait of Gibraltar | World Bank: Private Sector Development Blog

The World Bank’s Private Sector Development Blog takes a look a success story in Morocco: In late 2014, the World Bank’s Competitive Cities team visited the Moroccan city of Tangier, to carry out a case study of how a city in the Middle East & North Africa Region managed to achieve stellar economic growth and create jobs for its rising population, especially given that it is not endowed with oil ...

Green Growth: Putting Morocco in the Lead against Climate Change | The World Bank

Morocco’s economic success driven by smart, sustainable investments and “better management of natural resources to generate more jobs, value and wellbeing from existing assets”: Near Marrakesh, in Morocco’s semi-arid landscape, a humble cactus once used to delineate farm plots and stave off hunger, is enjoying a renaissance that gives new meaning to the old saying “Waste not, want not.” Prickly pear fruit that would have been discarded past its prime ...
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