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  • Piloting a New Model to Advance Education and Boost Youth Employment in Morocco

    Students take part in a public lottery in Tétouan, Morocco, to select schools to participate in an innovative pilot program for secondary education funded through the MCC-Morocco Employability and Land Compact. Thanks to the partnership between MCC and the Government of Morocco, approximately 100,000 students are expected to benefit from higher-quality education that better positions them for opportunities in today’s modern workforce.

    As part of the MCC-Morocco Employability and Land Compact, an innovative, scalable new model for secondary education is being introduced in approximately 100 schools throughout Morocco to create a more highly skilled workforce to accelerate economic growth.

  • Developing Morocco’s Industrial Zones to Spur Investment

    As part of the MCC-Morocco Compact, a $127 million industrial land investment will use public-private partnerships to develop, manage and maintain industrial zones that meet the needs of businesses and attract private investment.

  • Building upon a strong partnership with Morocco

    The U.S.-Morocco Strategic Dialogue provided the opportunity to discuss the next phase of MCC's important partnership with the Government of Morocco, Deputy CEO Nancy Lee writes.

  • Following the signs in Morocco

    MCC posted signs throughout the medina of Marrakech to showcase the neighborhood’s rich history and put potential customers in front of artisans. Five separate routes take visitors past 4,400 shops throughout the UNESCO World Heritage Site.

  • A top-to-bottom transformation for Morocco’s artisanal fishers

    The Small-Scale Fisheries Project in Morocco was designed to help beneficiaries fish sustainably and responsibly by incorporating the fishers in all stages of project design and implementation.

  • Sculpting MCC’s lasting legacy

    A group of 300 coppersmiths in Fez, Morocco, chose a name for their newly formed association that will pay homage to MCC for generations to come.

  • Sewing her way to a goal

    An artisan cooperative of disabled Moroccan women are turning MCC-funded business and literacy training into new opportunities.

  • Celebrating how it was done

    MCC Vice President Paul Weinberger looks back on his recent trip to Morocco, where he marked the successful completion of the country's five-year compact.

  • Moroccan memories

    Read about the beneficiaries of Morocco's MCC compact who CEO Daniel W. Yohannes met during his tour of farming and fishing projects.

  • Creating a competitive future for Morocco’s fishers

    MCC is building 11 improved landing sites in Morocco that help fishermen auction their catch at higher prices, provide cold storage units to prevent spoilage and storage lockers to protect their equipment.