UNECE Launches Environmental Performance Review of Moroccobiodiversity-l.iisd.org | 22 Mar 2012
The UN Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) has announced it will carry out an Environmental Performance Review (EPR) of Morocco, at the request of the Moroccan Government. Issue areas that will be focused on include air pollution, water and waste management, as well as biodiversity and protected areas.
Winds of change in Morocco's energy marketAfrican Development Bank | 01 Nov 2011
On 28 October 2011, the governing bodies of the Climate Investment Funds (CIF) approved updates to Moroccos investment plan under the Clean Technology Fund (CTF) and an associated program to develop a wind/hydro hybrid generating system and a rural electrification project that aims to increase...
Africa Nears Agreement on Continental Infrastructure Plan With Accord in MoroccoAfrican Development Bank | 31 Oct 2011
The development of infrastructure is not something Africa can postpone. It is at the very core of the development of our continent to bring truly inclusive and sustainable economic growth over the long term. he said. PIDA (Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa) promotes the development of regional and continental infrastructure projects in transport, energy, information and telecommunications technologies (ICT), as well as trans-boundary water.
Spain's salad growers are modern-day slaves, say charitiesGuardian Unlimited | 07 Feb 2011
Investigation uncovers plight of migrant workers who live in appalling conditions and are paid half of legal minimum wageThe exploitation of tens of thousands of migrants used to grow salad vegetables for British supermarkets has been uncovered by a Guardian investigation into the €2bn-a-year...
Violence in West Sahara raises concerns on EU fish pactReuters | 16 Nov 2010
Moroccan security force action against protesters in Western Sahara has boosted opposition in the EU to a treaty that would allow European fishing in waters off the territory, activists and EU lawmakers said on Tuesday.
Africa plots common position on climateThe New Times | 13 Jul 2007
Delegates from around 42 African countries are meeting in Kigali to discuss and harmonise the continents position on climate change.
Africa: Al Gore's Liveearth Vs AfricaAllAfrica.com | 13 Jul 2007
FEW people in Africa would get to see Al Gore and his troupe of rock-star ecologists strutting their stuff last weekend - because most have neither television nor electricity.
Africa: Live Earth Vs. AfricaAllAfrica.com | 12 Jul 2007
Few people in Africa got to see Al Gore and his troupe of rock-star ecologists strutting their stuff two weekends ago, because most have neither television nor electricity. That's just as well, because they would have been aghast at Live Earth's bizarre message.
Africa: Developing Nations Embrace Renewable EnergyAllAfrica.com | 22 Jun 2007
Developing countries have increased investment in renewable energy, accounting for one-fifth of the world's total last year, according to a report by the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) released today (21 June).