• Environment

    OBG reports on the growing awareness of environmental concerns, how they affect industrial development and the steps being taken to address attendant problems. Many countries are establishing environmental agencies to seek out ways to cut pollution and waste, as well as to introduce conservation and recycling measures.
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Home to an abundance of wildlife, Morocco has in recent years introduced legislation to protect its environment and reduce the impact of human activity on the country’s biological landscape.

 

How is the country taking active steps to promote sustainable development?

 

In order to harness renewables potential in a bid to reduce oil imports and mitigate the negative impact of energy consumption on the environment, Morocco has established a solid legal framework in recent years to encourage the development of renewable energy and the implementation of energy efficiency strategies.

Chapter | Environment from The Report: Morocco 2016

Morocco has established a solid legal framework in recent years to encourage the development of renewable energy and the implementation of energy efficiency strategies. With the impact of climate change becoming more apparent in the country, the government has developed several initiatives to lower greenhouse gas emissions and improve its management of water resources. In the context of urban...

Morocco benefits from its well-developed manufacturing sector, mining industry, agricultural output, proximity to Europe, sizeable diaspora community, low labour costs and market-oriented public policy.

 

With its hot and arid climate, Abu Dhabi is predisposed to a number of environmental challenges that threaten its capacity to sustainably meet the needs of its growing population. In light of this, the importance of protecting the emirate’s natural environment is enshrined in key policy documents, including the Abu Dhabi Environment Vision...