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Last updated: June 17, 2022

May 20, 2022

Have you participated in a USAID activity in Morocco? Did you take any photos of your experience? Help us tell a visual story of how USAID and our partners are working together to improve the lives of all Moroccans. USAID Morocco is pleased to announce a photo contest for program participants. USAID will select the winning photo(s) in June to be featured on our social media accounts and USAID/Morocco website. See below for specific photo specifications, caption requirements, and disclaimers.

May 9, 2022

USAID signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Ministry of Education,Vocational Training, Higher Education and Scientific Research, the Lalla Asmaa Foundation, and Mohammed V University, establishing a framework for collaboration to promote deaf education in Morocco using MSL and Modern Standard Arabic. This MOU also lays the groundwork for the formal legal recognition of MSL as a language of instruction in Morocco. The four-year Morocco Inclusive Education Teacher Training Activity, facilitated through the MOU, will strengthen deaf education in primary schools by providing MSL and specialized deaf education training to teachers.

May 9, 2022

The USAID Dakira Program, implemented by the High Atlas Foundation and its local partners, aims to collaboratively develop and pioneer a unique participatory approach to the educational preservation of Morocco’s multicultural history. The program encourages local communities to capture, preserve, and transmit their collective memories so that they are better equipped to take ownership of the revitalization of their own histories. This introspective, experience-sharing approach among local participants maximizes relationship building, leading to collective actions that improve livelihoods and a deepened discovery of Morocco’s multicultural identity.

January 31, 2022

Solving structural and youth unemployment requires innovative and diverse solutions. USAID seeks to increase employability by providing cutting-edge, affordable learning solutions for skills development to help reduce youth unemployment, promote entrepreneurship, and potentially increase industrial productivity.

January 28, 2022

USAID supports locally led research in Morocco. Eight PEER grants have been awarded to Moroccan researchers who partner with a U.S. government-supported researcher to address global development challenges.