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Tuesday 7 May 2013

The European Union extended Morocco 400 million DH to support the country's forest policy.

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The European Union extended Morocco 400 million DH to support the country's forest policy.

Under an agreement signed in Rabat this Tuesday by EU ambassador to Morocco, Rupert Joy, and Morocco's high commissioner for water, forests and the fight against desertification, Abduladim Lhafi and economy and finance minister, Nizar Baraka, the support seeks to reinforce the efficiency of the natural resources protection and sustainable management strategy.

 This is the first time the EU is supporting a partner country's forest policy, said the EU ambassador, adding that issues of rural development and sustainable management of natural resources are a long-standing pillar of EU cooperation with Morocco.

During the last two decades, many forest projects have been implemented in various regions of the Kingdom for an amount of 550 MDH.