Development Technology 

Renewable Energy and Bottom-up Decentralization in Morocco

By Yossef Ben-Meir, Marrakech The Kingdom of Morocco is a place of hope and promise of honest attempts to make strides commensurate with the humanistic journey. It recognizes in its Constitution, laws, policies, and programs that community participation is the essential ingredient for achieving optimal outcomes, including sustainability and ever-deeper satisfaction among the people. The premise of the nation’s family code is rooted in not just centuries but millennia, calling for justice and equity in regard to women and men and our gender-based experiences. Morocco has also determined—based on its…

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President of the High Atlas Foundation, Dr. Yossef Ben-Meir (right), and President of Sidi Mohammed Ben Adbellah University, Dr. Omar Assobhei (left), discuss sustainable development programs. North Africa 

Supporting the Kingdom of Morocco

In recent decades the Kingdom of Morocco has embarked on a path that fully commits the nation to a development and civil course that is at once progressive and strongly connected to its national identity. The Moroccan model for success – with its core ideals of decentralization, human development, multiculturalism, south-south connectivity, and participatory methods – is essential not only for its own people but also for establishing a viable strategy for the people of Africa, the Middle East, and the world. Could it be that Morocco committed to democratic…

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