Morocco: Nearly 10 000ha of lands put at the disposal of investors, in H1 2017 (report)
(Ecofin Agency) - Morocco has mobilized 9,838 hectares of industrial land, in the first half of 2017, according to the recently published report on public lands secured for investment.
“Over the first half of 2017, the investment commission which is presided by the Head of the government himself, has approved 54 projects, including four in the sectors of industry, infrastructures, and energy which are to be developed over 9,838 hectares of public lands. These four projects total an investment of 8 billion DH and will create 261 jobs. Lands needed in this framework were mobilized in 2016 and related agreements were sealed at the beginning of 2017,” indicates website La Vie Eco.
“Regional investment centres (RIC) approved 158 projects needing State domains. 421 hectares (excluding the Plan Maroc Vert) were mobilized for these projects which require an investment of 4 billion DH and will create 4,566 jobs in the long term,” the website added.