Morocco to give 600 mosques a green makeover. Six hundred “green mosques” are to be created in Morocco by March 2019 in a national consciousness-raising initiative that aims to speed the country’s journey to clean energy. Read more on the Guardian
Mara Delta to create Morocco Reit. MARA Delta is set to convert its Moroccan subsidiary into a real estate investment trust (Reit) by the end of 2016, as it looks to gain from tax savings created by the dispensation. The pan-African property group wants its Moroccan assets to be managed in a separate unit in North Africa. Morocco is seen as being a widely separate market from other African markets by various global institutions. Read more here.
Rabat – Morocco’s Cereal Bill Up 21.3% in Jan-Jul 2016. Morocco’s expenditure on cereal products increased by 21.3% in the first seven months of 2016, official figures showed on Monday.The bill reached 11.1 billion dirhams in the January-July 2016 compared to 9.1 billion dirhams in the same period a year earlier, the Rabat-based Exchange Office pointed out. Read more on Morocco World News.
USAID to fund solar research projects in India and Morocco. The U.S. Agency for International development (USAID) announced that it will provide USD10 million in funding to a number of projects aimed at addressing critical areas of development, two of the projects center on solar research in India and in Morocco. Read more on PV Magazine
Roan Johnson’s ‘Piuma’ brings laughs and irony to Venice film fest. A fast-paced Italian movie filled with laughs and irony, Piuma (Feather) tells the story of Ferro and Cate, played by Luigi Fedele and Blu Yoshimi Di Martino, as they prepare for final exams, plan a trip to Morocco and get ready for a baby. Read more on Golf News