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News: Headlines from the Moroccan Press: Wednesday, April 7, 2021

AUJOURD'HUI LE MAROC
Food security: Morocco shows the way to Africa:
Ensuring food security by developing an efficient agricultural economy is one of the major challenges for African countries in the coming years. Within the continent, some agricultural policies have shown their limits while others have taken important steps, such as Morocco, which has implemented the Green Morocco Plan for several years. From there, the exchange of experience and knowledge sharing would allow the countries of the continent to improve their potential in the agricultural sector and to face together the challenges to come...

Governance and administrative reform: Overview of the achievements of the 2017-2021 course:
The 2017-2021 course was marked by the implementation of several actions including the implementation of the national anti-corruption strategy, the implementation of administrative decentralization, the modernization of the administration and the strengthening of its services, the consolidation of transparency and the activation of participatory democracy, the simplification of administrative procedures and the acceleration of the digital transformation...


LE MATIN DU SAHARA:
Moroccan Sahara: Morocco calls on the Security Council to determine who is responsible for violating the ceasefire and blocking the political process:
The Minister of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccans Resident Abroad, Nasser Bourita, pushes Algiers to the limit by exposing its maneuvers and duplicity. "It is necessary to define responsibilities, to determine who plays a constructive role, who works seriously and shows clarity in positions, and who manipulates, maneuvers and contradicts himself between word and deed," he hammered, calling on the Security Council to determine who is responsible for violating the ceasefire and blocking the political process...

Growth catch-up estimated at 14.7% this second quarter:
After reaching 0.7% at the end of March 2021, the country's economic growth is expected to rise to 14.7% this quarter. This catching up will be fueled by a 13.4% increase in value added outside agriculture and a 15.9% increase in agriculture. Domestic and foreign demand should also contribute to this new dynamic...


LES INSPIRATIONS ECO
Simplification of administrative procedures. How will the reform be implemented? :
Is change really possible within the Moroccan administration? In any case, the new project of simplification of administrative procedures, currently being implemented, aims to make a real break with the negative practices characterizing the existing relations between the administration and the user, whether a citizen or a company...

Food. Veganism is trying to make its way:
How many vegans are there in Morocco? If there is, for the time being, no figure answering this question, only one certainty remains, nevertheless: more and more Moroccans choose to say no to meat, fish, eggs, dairy products and honey. However, veganism, also known as integral veganism, still has a long way to go to impose itself in the diets in the kingdom...


LIBÉRATION
Nasser Bourita: The settlement of the Sahara conflict depends on a dialogue between Morocco and Algeria:
The settlement of the conflict around the Moroccan Sahara remains dependent on a dialogue between the two real parties which are Morocco and Algeria, said Monday in Dakhla, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccans living abroad, Nasser Bourita...

André Azoulay: Hajja Hamdaouia was the icon of a whole people:
She was there in Mogador, in 2018, on the occasion of the Festival of Atlantic Andalusia of Essaouira, so spontaneous, generous, and how much in love with life and open to all sensibilities. Hajja Hamdaouia is no more. She passed away at the age of 91 after a long and beautiful career that symbolizes for each Moroccan woman and each Moroccan man the beautiful memories and the noble values nourishing an emotional memory that cannot leave anyone indifferent to this disappearance / loss. André Azoulay, advisor to His Majesty the King and founding president of the Essaouira Mogador Association, very touched by her death, takes up with great emotion and nostalgia the memory of the deceased...