The Catwoman of Rabat

October 01, 2017

The stray cats of Rabat are alone and hungry. This young woman is doing something about it. Hajar Benallal is a modern-day hero. This young Moroccan woman takes care of some of the many street cats of Rabat. Each week, she feeds hundreds of cats. Stray cats in the Moroccan capital usually...

Women and Water in Morocco: Foggy Prospects

May 02, 2017

Fog harvesting provides an alternative source of drinking water in places that are cloud abundant and infrastructure poor. In 2006, the Dar Si Hmad Foundation and the University of La Laguna began investigating the viability of obtaining drinking water from fog in southwest Morocco. Researchers...

Lifting Moroccans Out of Poverty

April 05, 2017

To solve the issue of poverty, policymakers in Morocco need to go back to the drawing board. Poverty eradication is one of the greatest challenges of our time. Eliminating relative and extreme poverty is an essential requirement for the sustainable growth of any nation as well as to ensure basic...

The Key to Addressing Poverty in Morocco

April 01, 2017

Stimulating the private sector through education and small businesses is critical to alleviating poverty in Morocco. Poverty has always been a serious obstacle to the growth of developing countries, and Morocco is no exception. Stymied in part through several decades of colonialization by two...