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Projects

FP152
Mitigation

Multiple countries

Global Subnational Climate Fund (SnCF Global) – Equity

FP151
Mitigation

Multiple countries

Global Subnational Climate Fund (SnCF Global) – Technical Assistance (TA) Facility

FP140
Mitigation

Multiple countries

High Impact Programme for the Corporate Sector

FP099
Mitigation

Multiple countries

Climate Investor One

FP095
Cross-cutting

Multiple countries

Transforming Financial Systems for Climate

FP043
Adaptation

Morocco

The Saïss Water Conservation Project

FP042
Adaptation

Morocco

Irrigation development and adaptation of irrigated agriculture to climate change in semi-arid Morocco

FP025
Cross-cutting

Multiple countries

GCF-EBRD SEFF Co-financing Programme

FP022
Cross-cutting

Morocco

Development of arganiculture orchards in degraded environment (DARED)

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News + Stories

Climate-friendly farming preserves argan forests

10 May 2022 / Argan oil, considered the 'liquid gold' of Morocco and globally renowned as a cosmetic product, is at risk due to climate change. The Green Climate Fund (GCF) supports the Government of Morocco in its endeavour to cultivate argan orchards (arganiculture) to help preserve the argan forest which is the last barrier against climate-induced desertification. The argan orchards project, in partnership with ADA and implemented by ANDZOA, promotes climate mitigation actions and supports rural women, particularly Berber communities, who are dependent on argan for a living to build climate resilience and have a sustainable source of income.

Achieving water security through climate-resilient infrastructure

16 Dec 2021 / Blessed with fertile lands, the Saïss Plain in the Fès-Meknès region of Morocco, is one of the country’s most productive agricultural centers. Over 82 per cent of the water from the Sebou-Saïss basin is used for agriculture. However, in the last 15 years, the Saïss water table has steadily decreased by around 100 million m3 per year.  

Protecting the argan forests of Morocco

05 Nov 2021 / Making premium health and beauty products out of argan oil is good business for Zorah Biocosmétiques. The Montreal-based company uses this premium ingredient, which comes from Morocco’s arid southwestern region, in many of its hair, skin and health products.

Cultivating argan orchards to fight climate change in Morocco

18 Mar 2020 / Climate change and overharvesting of argan fruits are threatening argan forests in Morocco. The Green Climate Fund (GCF) and the Government of Morocco are working together to empower local communities to protect the forests through the argan orchards programme.

GCF in Morocco: Preserving argan forests through climate-smart farming

18 Mar 2020 / Climate change and overharvesting of argan fruits are threatening argan forests in Morocco. Watch how the Green Climate Fund (GCF) and the Government of Morocco are working together to empower local communities to protect the forests through the argan orchards programme.

GCF agreement set to spur Moroccan green growth

13 Dec 2018 / GCF enhanced the ability of public and private project developers to invest in climate action today with its signing of an agreement with Moroccan-based CDG Capital.

Forests: A cause of climate concern, and hope

15 Aug 2018 / You don’t know what you’ve got until it’s gone.

Forests: A cause of climate concern, and hope

14 Aug 2018 / You don’t know what you’ve got until it’s gone.

GCF gives green light to largest climate project to date in EBRD partnership

14 Nov 2017 / GCF will start funding its largest climate finance investment to date following an agreement signed with the EBRD.

GCF joins European Bank for Reconstruction and Development to bolster Moroccan adaptation

14 Nov 2017 / GCF and EBRD have deepened their cooperation on climate change by making Moroccan agriculture more resilient.

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