Morocco Compact

Projected Long Term Results
Project Estimated Beneficiaries Estimated Benefits
Access to Funds for Microfinance Activity
Pilot Phase: Enterprise Support ANPME/OFPPT/INDH Training Activity
Fez Medina Activity
Artisan Promotion Activity
Artisan Production Activity
Literacy and Vocational Education Activity
Support to Mobile Fish Vendors Activity
Development of Wholesale Fish Markets Activity
Development of Fish Landing Sites and Port Facilities Activity
Catalyst Fund Activity
Fruit Tree Sector Services Activity
Date Tree Irrigation and Rehabilitation in PMH- irrigated Areas Activity
Olive Tree Irrigation and Rehabilitation Activity
Rain-fed Olive and Almond Tree Rehabilitation and Expansion Activity
Enterprise Support Project 13,520 $700,000
Fruit Tree Productivity Project 574,111 $180,300,000
Financial Services Project 825,240 $9,900,000
Artisan and Fez Medina Project 152,818 $15,700,000
Small Scale Fisheries Project 128,960 $187,700,000

The above estimates are based in the best, currently available, information and may be updated if new, reliable, data are available.

The total beneficiary count for the Compact may not be the sum of the different project beneficiary counts because of overlaps between Projects. In other words, some beneficiaries benefit from more than one project but are counted only once in the total beneficiary count.

Total benefits expected from each project are obtained from the ERR analysis MCC conducts during due diligence. Beneficiary counts, although consistent with benefit streams identified in the economic analysis, are not necessarily derived from these models (which are concerned with costs and benefits rather than beneficiaries). MCC estimates and reports expected beneficiaries when sufficiently reliable data exists to support the estimation. If such evidence is lacking, no estimation is attempted, resulting in an underestimation of projected beneficiaries for the Compact. Calculating the amount of benefit per beneficiary would therefore give an overestimation and can be misleading.

Project Objectives
Project Objective
Access to Funds for Microfinance Activity
Pilot Phase: Enterprise Support ANPME/OFPPT/INDH Training Activity
Fez Medina Activity
Artisan Promotion Activity
Artisan Production Activity
Literacy and Vocational Education Activity
Support to Mobile Fish Vendors Activity
Development of Wholesale Fish Markets Activity
Development of Fish Landing Sites and Port Facilities Activity
Catalyst Fund Activity
Fruit Tree Sector Services Activity
Date Tree Irrigation and Rehabilitation in PMH- irrigated Areas Activity
Olive Tree Irrigation and Rehabilitation Activity
Rain-fed Olive and Almond Tree Rehabilitation and Expansion Activity
Enterprise Support Project

Improve the outcomes of the Moukalawati and INDH programs by increasing the viability of young enterprises created through these programs

  • Training and post creation technical assistance to young entrepreneurs in the Moukawalati et des AGR/INDH programs
Fruit Tree Productivity Project

Stimulate growth in the agricultural sector and reduce the volatility of agricultural production by restructuring farming from grains towards fruit tree cultivation

  • Expansion of area planted in olives, almonds, and figs;
  • Rehabilitation of existing olive, almond, fig, and date orchards;
  • Rehabilitation of irrigation systems feeds PMH (olives) and oases (dates) perimeters;
  • Strengthening the olive and date value chains; and
  • Training of beneficiaries in functional literacy.
Financial Services Project

Improve micro-enterprise services and remove most severe constraints to the development of the microfinance sector based on market principals

  • Ensure funding of the micro-credit sector through the Jaida Fund;
  • Develop new financial products; and
  • Improve efficiency and transparency of the microfinance sector.
Artisan and Fez Medina Project

Increase revenue from cultural and artisan activities, and improve educational and professional qualifications of compact beneficiaries

  • Artisan training
  • Creation of a quality label for Moroccan handicrafts
  • Creation of new tourist circuits and renovation of existing circuits
  • Rehabilitation of historic sites in the Fez Medina
  • Promotion of artisan goods
  • Training of beneficiaries in functional literacy and professional training
Small Scale Fisheries Project

Supported by modern landing-site infrastructure, equipment and storage facilities, develop value-chain activities related to the fishing industry encouraging greater access to national and international markets, while improving the fish quality and preserving resources

  • Construction of fish landing sites and port facilities;
  • Construction of wholesale markets;
  • Equipping mobile fish vendors and motorcycles and insulated boxes;
  • Training boat owners;
  • Developing 4 to 8 fishing value-chain projects for women; and
  • Training of beneficiaries in functional literacy.

Projected Results by End of Compact

The Morocco Compact aims to achieve the results below by the end of the compact in August 2013:

  • Increase average income of farmers engaged in extension of olive, almond and fig production from about $1,068 to $1,235 in rain-fed extension zones and from $1,811 to $2,453 in irrigated areas, and revenue of farmers producing dates in the oasis zones from $2,226 to $3,118;
  • Increase net annual revenue of boats accessing the new landing sites from about $19,140 to $31,370, and annual boat revenue for those entering revamped ports from $26,860 to $28,780, and annual income of mobile fishermen from $3,586 to $4,880;
  • Increase the average Income of mono-artisan potters from $849 to $1499 per month.  Raise average wages and profits of small and medium pottery workshops to $2,843 per month Increase the number of tourist visiting Fez from 341,076 to 391,998.  Increase the survival rate of new businesses from 76% to 81%.

Results to Date

Information on results to date is available in the Table of Key Performance Indicators (a subset of the full set monitored under the Morocco Monitoring and Evaluation Plan). The full set of performance indicators is detailed in the Monitoring and Evaluation Plan.

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