Water in Morocco

  • Morocco To Cooperate With MRC In Water

    CASABLANCA, 2017/07/08 In an effort to enhance South-South cooperation, Morocco, a rising star in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, recently signed a Memorandum of Considerate (MoU) with the Mekong River Commission (MRC) to cooperate in the areas of sustainable water-resource development and management. “This partnership will foster exchanges and cooperation in water-resource development and management through the sharing of available technical expertise and lessons learned by both parties. Some of the common interests of both parties range from energy to agriculture and food security to water quality,” the MRC said in a press release.
  • Golf goes green

    FRANCE, 2015/02/19 Recycling rainwater or leaving unplayed areas untouched are examples of ways to save water and reduce golfs’ water footprint While not the greenest sport on the planet, golf’s ecological footprint has for a few years been steadily declining, with some courses even going as far as adopting an all-out green approach. A prime example of just how eco-friendly this sport can be is the Vittel Ermitage golf course, in the Western Vosges region of France. Thanks to Nestlé Waters’ French branch, Agrivair, ecosystem protection and enhancement were taken, inclunding zero-pesticide measures. The result? It is presently not rare to spot deer in the woody parts of the course, or for low-lying areas to be flooded during winter.
  • Africa : Universal Access to Water and Sanitation

    BOTSWANA, 2013/04/02 Access to safe and clean drinking water and sanitation is a universal human right and central to human wellbeing and development. From presently on 780 million people still receive drinking water from unimproved sources and 2.5 billion people continue to live without access to improved sanitation facilities. IDS' work on water and sanitation has been looking at what additional needs to be done, particularly through a new set of post 2015 development goals, to ensure that this right is enjoyed by amount.