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Ecosystem Services in Morocco: Quantification, Mainstreaming and Private Sector Engagement

As of: October 2018

Objective and activities

The project supports Morocco in strengthening the capacity of using and maintaining its biodiversity. The project goal reads "The value of biodiversity and ecosystem services is anchored in Morocco through the development and application of instruments, the promotion of economic incentive systems, and the implementation of coordinated institutional processes and legal arrangements, and integrated into sectoral planning and policies, taking into account climate risks". Measures of the project encompass strengthening of the institutional and judicial framework, capacity development of relevant stakeholders, the integration of biodiversity in sectoral policies, as well as the development of exemplary incentive systems and partnerships with the private industry. The project hence contributes to the implementation of the national biodiversity strategy and promotes good governance and convergence of governmentally approved action for the protection and sustainable use of biodiversity.

Project data

Country:
Morocco

Implementing organisation:
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

Partner institution(s):
  • Ministry of Energy, Mines, Water and Environment (MEMEE) - Morocco

BMU grant:
€ 3,940,000

Duration:
05/2018 till 04/2022



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