Situated in one of the most arid areas of the world, Morocco is especially vulnerable to climate change, with highly variable rainfall and recurrent droughts producing environmental, social and economic consequences. Faced with increases in energy and food prices, depletion of natural resources, high youth unemployment, growing social inequality, and slowing GDP growth, Morocco has recognized the importance of reframing economic policies around sustainability. Morocco joined PAGE in 2019 and is now a Continuing Country.
PAGE activities in Morocco plan to contribute towards the achievement of SDGs 8 (Decent Work and Economic Growth), 9 (Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure), 10 (Reduced Inequalities), 13 (Climate Action) and 17 (Partnerships for the Goals).
PAGE Morocco organises in collaboration with local partners the “Green Crossroads” from 22-24 November. The results of the scoping study are presented in the event.
First Inception Meeting was held virtually, bringing together key ministries and national agencies, PAGE agencies and key stakeholders
Preparations for inception phase began (February)
PAGE-led green recovery needs assessment survey conducted in response to COVID-19 (April)
Consultations with the Moroccan Agency for Energy Efficiency (AMEE) on priorities for green recovery (June)
Government focal point for PAGE from Ministry of Industry, Trade and Green and Digital Economy of Morocco appointed (September)
Morocco joined PAGE
National Sustainable Development Plan (SNDD) adopted