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May 4, 2021

For over 60 years, the United States has been a trusted partner to Morocco, supporting its amazing story of development and economic growth. USAID/Morocco is essential to this long-standing partnership and collaborates with a wide range of companies and investors to achieve the mutual objective of sustained prosperity and growth.

April 6, 2021

USAID’s goal for the 2020-2025 CDCS is to advance Morocco’s resilience, prosperity, and self-reliance. This goal focuses on increasing the self-reliance of a key U.S. partner by unlocking Morocco’s potential to create new jobs, enhance the overall education performance level and job skills of its citizens, and increase citizen participation in governance.

July 24, 2020

At the start of April, 57 percent of all businesses in Morocco shut down due to COVID-19 confinement – including 89 percent of firms in hospitality and food services, 76 percent in textile and leather and 60 percent in construction.* The impact on already disadvantaged communities and households was disastrous.

July 9, 2020

In 2017, USAID/Morocco launched H2O Maghreb, a program that aims to address Morocco’s water scarcity crisis while simultaneously training youth in the technical areas required to develop successful careers in the water sector. The program benefits from the expertise of USAID, the Moroccan Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Equipment, Transportation and Water, Festo Didactic, EON Reality and the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO), who have come together to form a dynamic Public Private Partnership. In addition to this unique partnership, the program also incorporates the innovative use of virtual technology to provide students an immersive and interactive experience, which enables them to apply their skills in a simulated environment.

June 29, 2020

USAID/Morocco has partnered directly with five Moroccan civil society organizations since 2016 to establish a network of over 200 local civil society organizations. USAID builds the capacity of the five Civil Society Organization (CSO) partners to strengthen the CSO network’s ability to more effectively advocate for change with the Moroccan government, listen to their constituents, mobilize resources, and seek collective impact.


Last updated: May 04, 2021

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