Morocco. Launch of the agriculture campaign for the 2016-17 season


The new agricultural campaign has just started in Morocco where the Ministry of Agriculture has announced several measures to improve the conditions of this season (certified seeds, fertilizers ...).
The PNEEI (National Plan of irrigation water savings) will be continued, in particular by providing 50,000 hectares of farms localized irrigation system and modernizing the irrigation on 120,000 hectares.
The ministry recalled that the previous crop season was marked by a 43% decrease in rainfall compared to normal. These difficult weather conditions did not prevent the performance of agricultural production, thanks to the contribution of irrigated areas.


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