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1 Aug 2022 RABAT
Recent data has revealed alarming figures pertaining to the water deficit recorded at various water basins in the country. The National Office for Electricity and Drinking Water has admitted its inability to provide 54 cities and centres with drinking water in this summer. Environmental factors, high demands and over-exploitation of groundwater for farming cited.
2 Jun 2022 RABAT
Sharp decrease in rainfall, increase in temperatures, predictions of agricultural shortfall.
22 Mar 2022 RABAT, Morocco
Morocco’s water scarcity problems have been acknowledged by the Moroccan Court of Accounts which has made recommendations for new measures to tackle the problem in its newly released annual audit report. The agency acknowledges progress already made to proactively address the decline in water resources...
1 Mar 2022 RABAT, Morocco
Government supports public awareness campaigns, water rationing, continued investment in desalination and food subsidies. Agriculture and tourism hard hit.
7 Jan 2022 RABAT, Morocco
Funding of several projects that strengthen water production systems and water treatment facilities will improve water security and sustainability throughout Morocco.
16 Feb 2021 RABAT
Morocco will start building in 2021 five large dams with a total storage capacity of 525 million m3 that will enable the Kingdom to improve its drinking water and irrigation capacities. The construction of these dams, to cost the state around $538 million, is part of the national drinking water supply and irrigation program 2020-2027, said minister of Equipment & Water Abdelkader Amara at Morocco’s Upper House of parliament...
12 Oct 2020 RABAT
Morocco’s National Office for Electricity and Drinking Water (ONEE) announced on Wednesday the signing of a loan contract with the German Development Bank (KfW). The agreement seeks to improve access to drinking water in rural northern Morocco. The funds will contribute to the supply of drinking water in the provinces of Tangier, Chefchaouen, and surrounding areas in northwest Morocco.
13 Jan 2020 RABAT
The program, announced by King Mohammed VI on 7 January, will include the construction of dams, irrigation, improving the delivery of drinking water to rural areas, the treatment and reuse of wastewater, “awareness-raising” to reduce demand and the preservation of water resources.
10 Dec 2019 RABAT
Morocco’s National Office for Electricity and Drinking Water (ONEE) and German Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW) signed financing agreements to the tune of €55.5 million on Thursday, December 5, in Rabat. The agreements cover several projects related to drinking water supply and sanitation.
7 Dec 2019 RABAT
The degradation of livelihoods, droughts and floods, among other consequences of climate change, are factors that exacerbate conflicts in Africa, according to several experts. The degradation of natural resources, due to extreme weather conditions, is also a factor that contributes to the spread of terrorism.
24 Jul 2019 RABAT
The French Development Agency (AFD) and the Moroccan National Office for Electricity and Water (ONEE) have signed two loan agreements for MAD 536 million ($56 million) and MAD 10.7 million ($1.13 million). The funding from AFD will go towards a program run by the ONEE to improve access to drinking water in northern Morocco...
14 Nov 2018 RABAT, Morocco
The African Development Bank (AfDB) approved November 5 a $130 Million USD loan to support Morocco’s endeavor to invest in new treatment processes and drinking water supply networks. The loan is described as consistent with delivery of both relevant Sustainable Development Goals as well as Morocco’s priorities in the ONEE (Moroccan National Electricity and Drinking Water Agency) 2016-2020 investment plan...