PROJECT MOROCCO IN BRIEF
Launch date : 2017
Principales essences plantées : fig trees, vines, quince trees, pomegranate trees, apple trees, lemon trees, olive trees, apricot trees, orange trees, pear trees, walnuts
Objectifs : economic development of populations thanks to biological fruits growing ; ecotourism development in the region
Plantation type : agroforestry, permaculture
Activities : plantations, valorisation of wood and non-wood products, raising awareness as to the environment
Partners : Ibn Al Baytar
The villages of Brachoua and Aït Ourir are still located in isolated areas. In order to allow their economic developement, their inhabitants decided to learn the technics of permaculture and to find sustainable and collective solutions regarding agriculture. Based on this knowledge, villagers now need to plant new fruits trees, which are essential to their food and to their revenus. In this context, Reforest’Action helps villages to reach self-sufficiency.
Create a nourishing forest near Aït Ourir, develop permaculture and agroforestry in Brachoua, plant trees to fight desertification in Alnif.... Alongside our field partner Ibn Al Baytar and its president Zoubida Charrouf, we have been running several projects throughout Morocco since 2017.
POSITIVE IMPACT OF THE PROJECT
The expected benefits are the following :
- A sustainable agricultural production, respectful of the fauna, the flora and the local populations
- Savings in energy for villages
- Development of the local economy thanks to the growing of biological fruits
- Development of ecotourism in the region
- Raising awareness of the inhabitants on sustainable development