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  • Africa: Experts Explore Infrastructure and Cooperation to Improve Lives

    BOTSWANA, 2017/11/01 Addis Ababa — African economies require structural transformation to attain sustained increase that trickles down to all its peoples, an official from the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) told experts gathered at the organization’s Ethiopian headquarters. Soteri Gatera, who heads the ECA’s Industrialization and Infrastructure Section, says only such “inclusive” economic increase will help resolve the “persistent social economic problems” Africa faces.
  • Morocco: 'vertical city' to see the light in Sahara

    MOROCCO, 2015/05/02 The project has been drafted, although it has not been defined yet in all its parts. It is now necessary to understand whether it will be possible to find investors - mainly from abroad - who are interested and willing to spend. The idea is to create a ''vertical city'', a 450-meter-high tower to be set up in the Moroccan desert to host dozens of shops, offices, luxury homes, a hotel, bars and restaurants, as well as scientific offices for weather forecasts. The projects is being studied by French architects - OXO Architects - who published it on their website to promote it, garnering hundreds of contacts.
  • Morocco to help Congo in public works Brazzaville, Congo

    CONGO BRAZZAVILLE, 2014/04/06 Morocco is to offer technical assistance and expertise in the field of public works in Congo, Congolese Equipment and Public Works Minister, Emile Ouosso, announced on Thursday next a visit to Morocco. Moroccan technicians are due to arrive next month in Brazzaville to outline the action plan inclunding the terms of reference for several projects that would be launched by the two parties, Minister Ouosso said. Under the schedule of cooperation between the two nations, the National Highway Authority of Morocco will help the Congolese Road Fund to modernise and computerise its road toll system.
  • Nation to Upgrade Infrastructure

    MOROCCO, 2013/02/10 Morocco signed a 2.5 billion dirham (223 million euro) loan transaction with the Islamic Development Bank, MAP reported on Wednesday (February 6th). The funds will be used for the construction of the 170 MW M'dez El Menzel hydro power plant. The loan will as well help fund drinking water supplies in eight provinces and upgrade rural road networks.
  • King Mohammed VI inaugurates Kenitra projects for improving living conditions

    MOROCCO, 2012/12/01 The city of Kenitra, the capital of the region of Gharb Chrarda Beni Hssen, will see its basic infrastructure consolidated through projects launched on Thursday by HM King Mohammed VI, and for the improvement of living conditions of the local people with accompanying urban and demographic development of the province. The Sovereign launched the first phase of the project on highways improving the structure of the city and the first phase of the third tranche of remediation and wastewater collection for the cities of Kenitra and Mehdia. Environmental protection, socio-economic development and consistent improvement of domestic residents hygiene, promotion of road safety and enhancing the attractiveness of the city of Kenitra are the major objectives of these projects initiated by SM King.