In a new report issued on June 15, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) calls for a far more pro-active approach to dealing with drought management in the Near East and North Africa region.
Morocco Tender and Business News
As Africa's emerging technology ecosystem grows, innovation and entrepreneurship are taken on a bigger role. Innovation hubs in particular have been a major force for the existing major hubs in Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa, and the same model is proving equally important in the emerging tech centers on the continent.
The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, has expanded its partnership with the Banque Centrale Populaire (BCP), a major financial institution in Africa.
The Central People's Bank of Morocco and the African Development Bank announced that on May 8 they signed a risk participation agreement (APR) of US $100 million, to support intra-African trade.
The U.S. business community will be getting a chance to enhance trade ties with Algeria and Morocco when a trade delegation from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce visits the countries during the week of May 7.
Competition regulation is growing in Africa, with eight out of the top ten economies in Africa already having established law regulating competition.
Kennek FZE in North Africa has signed a license agreement with Miami-based Perry Ellis International Inc., which will allow the company to source and distribute everything from surf boards and wetsuits to casual wear and footwear under the Gotcha® brand.
Hilton, a multinational hospitality company headquartered in Virginia, United States, announced that it will be welcoming guests to the Moroccan capital city of Rabat from 2022 after a landmark deal was signed with Wessal Capital, a sovereign investment fund of Morocco.
Intelcia, a customer relations outsourcing company based in Morocco, announced the integration of outsourcing sites Outremer Télécom Maurice et Madagascar, which will now conduct business under the Intelcia banner.
Amusement Services International (ASI) will unveil the Industry's first operator-free VR attraction at the Dubai Entertainment Amusement and Leisure show 2018 to transform the indoor themepark experience in Africa.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), a multilateral bank headquartered in London, United Kingdom, has completed an equity investment in Bank Audi sal, a banking group in Lebanon.
The CLIx Program from India and the GENIE Program from Morocco have won the 2017 UNESCO King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa Prize for innovative use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in Education.
The First National Bank Mozambique (FNB) and the Kuwait-based National Aviation Services (NAS) inaugurated an exclusive, contemporary lounge at the International terminal of the Maputo International Airport.
Voltalia, a French energy solutions contractor, has received permits for two new hydropower plants in Morocco, one producing 9.8 MW and the second 7.2 MW.
The Phosphates 2018 conference, considered one of the most important conferences in the industry, is coming to the Mövenpick Mansour Eddahbi Hotel in Marrakesh, Morocco on 12-14 March 2018.
As a part of the African Union (AU) initiative, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced the launching of the Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM) with the goal of opening up Africa's skies and improving intra-African air connectivity.
A late heavy snow combined with extreme cold in January has shut down access to major transport routes in Morocco's High and Middle Atlas regions. Food shortages and dangerous living conditions are already present.
Royal Air Maroc (RAM) recently ordered 4 Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners, valued at $1.1 billion based on list prices, to continue providing the highest end international air travel service possible for the Moroccan flag carrier.
Varroc Lighting Systems, a global supplier of lighting solutions for automobiles and 2-wheelers headquartered in Plymouth, Michigan, is establishing a manufacturing and product development base in Morocco.
Two major new renewable energy projects in Morocco and Côte d’Ivoire just received US $324 million in loan support from the African Development Bank. The goal is both to increase clean energy supply to the countries and to keep the economies growing.
The UCLG Africa (www.AfriqueLocale.org/en) Climate Task Force was established last week at the 3rd Conference of the Parties (COP23) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) held in Bonn, Germany from November 6 -17 2017.
New York City based Mercer, a global consulting provider in health, wealth, and career, announced it is expanding in Francophone Africa via its new Casablanca Financial City hub in Morocco.
A national support workshop for the implementation of the economic dimensions of decentralization in Morocco will be held on November 2.
Morocco’s national railway operator, ONCF, ran a test of its new high-speed train last week. It ran on a test track between Kenitra and Tangier, and reached a high speed of 170 mph.
In a recent cargo dispute involving a shipment of phosphate mined in Western Africa, the South African Constitution ended up playing a major role in settling a dispute involving two Moroccan companies, South Africa, the disputed region of Western Sahara.