Agriculture in Morocco, a field of great potentialities

Agricultural activity represents one of the main pillars of the Moroccan economy

1.5 million

farms

8.7 million ha

8.7 million ha

of Utilised Agricultural Area (UAA)

+ 73%

jobs in rural areas

130 billion dirhams*

130 billion dirhams*

contribution to the national economy

14%

contribution to GDP

12 to 25%

of national exports

Source: Agriculture du Maroc - 2018 - Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries, Rural Development and Water and Forests

*2021

 

 

However, agriculture faces important challenges:

*Nutrient unit, source: INRA 2018

The mission is therefore challenging!

 

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