Excessive Atlas Basis celebrates Cross-Nation Planting Day

January 13, 2018

Tree planting occasion totaling 9,000 timber

Marrakech, Morocco: The Excessive Atlas Basis (HAF) continues its legacy thisMonday, January 15th, by means of a mass planting of pomegranate, almond, fig, walnut, and carob timber all via Morocco. HAF is a Moroccan and United States nonprofit group devoted to combating poverty and selling sustainable agricultural enchancment by means of centered empowerment centered campaigns.

Marking the start of the January rising season, this occasion will work collectively HAF’s affiliate nurseries, endeavor coordinators, and web site on-line populations.

A terrific initiative for agricultural improvement in rural areas

The day-long occasion will embody planting over 9,000 timber all via Morocco on the schools and neighborhood internet sites all through the next sixteen provinces: El Haouz, Rhamna, El Youssoufia, Essaouira, Ouarzazate, Taroudant, Skhirate, Oujda, Fes, Ben Sliman, Azilal, Boujdour, Tantan, Laayoune, Sidi Ifni, and Marrakech.

On behalf of the Excessive Atlas Basis: “Planting timber in all parts of Morocco, in rural locations and cities, with individuals youthful in years and youthful at coronary coronary coronary heart, of all backgrounds and with all targets for a superb future – and to take movement in tandem, collectively on the equal second – fulfills life, love, and unity amongst us and with earth. And to all individuals inside the USA: Blissful Martin Luther King Day. In Morocco, we’re united with you on lately, yearly, in Volunteerism.”

On account of the 12 months 2000, HAF has been in a position to promote financial progress and sustainability with 1000’s of households in Morocco by means of neighborhood lead agricultural enchancment. Campaigns prioritizing participatory fashions when working with ladies and youth middle all through the needs and imaginative and prescient of every neighborhood.

The Excessive Atlas Basis is exceedingly grateful to all our present companions in Morocco: Ecosia; Coronary heart East Partnership Initiative; Farmer-to-Farmer with Land O’ Lakes; Siemens Wind voltaic; United Nations Enchancment Program; Excessive Cost of Waters and Forests and the Battle In course of Desertification; the ministries of Youth and Sports actions actions, Agriculture, and Teaching; Yves Saint Laurent Beauté; Downside PUR; Al Akhawayn College; College Sidi Mohammed Ben Abdellah; Nationwide Endowment for Democracy; the cooperatives of Aboghlou, Adrar, Idraren, and Imdoukal Znaga; Moroccan Jewish Group; Empowerment Institute; FRÉ; Kahina Giving Magnificence; and the provincial authorities.

HAF, based by former Peace Corps Volunteers, continues work in quite a few areas of youth enchancment, ladies’s empowerment, multicultural enchancment actions, and carbon offsetting all by means of Morocco. Uncover additional particulars regarding the Excessive Atlas Basis at or observe them on Twitter @HafFdtn.