Morocco-Safi: Collection of red algae, a high added value sector

The collection of this "red gold", along the coast of the province of Safi, extended over 150 km and rich in fields of seaweed, from which is extracted the agar-agar, a very precious and highly prized product in the pharmaceutical, cosmetic, and agro-food sectors among others, is thus the main source of subsistence for many households during the year.

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50 women who matter: Majida Maâroufi, Director of the National Agency for the Development of Aquaculture

For us, it's not about celebrating Women's Day as an annual gift to the fairer sex. It is rather the occasion to take stock of an essential fight, that of the emancipation of half of the population and the evaluation of its contribution to social transformations, what is commonly called development and which cannot be not just about economic quantifications. For this, we have chosen to highlight a rich panel, through these representative portraits of this generation of women who take responsibility. A portrait to discover: Majida Maâroufi, Director of the National Agency for the Development of Aquaculture.

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Aquaculture: FAO launches two demonstration stations in Sidi Ifni

To support the aquaculture profession development project, the result of a partnership between the Department of Maritime Fisheries, ANDA, FAO, and the Norwegian and Dutch embassies in Morocco, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO launches the design project, monitoring the installation and support and operation of a fish demonstration station and a mussel demonstration station off the coast of Sidi Ifni.

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