Project profile — Empowering Women Through the Development of Forestry Cooperatives in Morocco

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Overview

Overview

Empowering Women Through the Development of Forestry Cooperatives in Morocco - Overview
CA-3-P005746001
$8,280,063
SOCODEVI - Canadian Cooperation Society for International Development (CA-CRA_ACR-3104918610)
2020-03-19 - 2025-03-19
Operational
Country / region • Morocco (100.00%)
Sector • Government And Civil Society, General
Women’s equality organisations and institutions (15170) (30.00%)
• Business And Other Services
Business Development Services (25030) (20.00%)
• Agriculture
Agricultural co-operatives (31194) (30.00%)
• Forestry
Forestry policy and administrative management (31210) (10.00%)
• Forestry
Forestry development (31220) (10.00%)
Policy marker • Children's issues (significant objective)
• Environmental sustainability (cross-cutting) (principal objective)
• Desertification (significant objective)
• Biodiversity (not targeted)
• Climate change mitigation (significant objective)
• Participatory development and good governance (principal objective)
• Gender equality (significant objective)
• Climate Change Adaptation (principal objective)
• Urban issues (not targeted)
• Trade development (not targeted)
• ICT as a tool for development (not targeted)
• Youth Issues (not targeted)
• Indigenous Issues (not targeted)
• Disability (not targeted)
Description and results

Description

The project aims to improve the living conditions of women and men in rural communities who are members of forestry cooperatives in the Middle Atlas and the Eastern Plateau of Morocco. The project targets women members of rosemary and cedar cooperatives, in particular. The project aims to improve the well-being of 10,000 direct and indirect beneficiaries belonging to vulnerable rural communities, members of ten forestry cooperatives. The project aims to improve the performance of forestry cooperatives to create and sustain decent jobs, including at least 2,000 jobs for women, by supporting sustainable management and processing of rosemary and cedar. Furthermore, the project supports these cooperatives in the diversification of their economic activities and in the creation and improvement of sustainable services that meet the differentiated needs of their members. Project activities include: (1) rolling-out an awareness program for the beneficiaries on the importance and benefits of egalitarian relationships within the household; (2) offering a field-school training program aimed particularly at women on sustainable management operations for cedar and rosemary; (3) providng a training program to elected officials and managers on the equal participation of women in cooperatives; (4) providing support and advice to elected officials on the development of business plans and cooperative financing; and (5) carrying out technical and economic analyzes with the Department of Water and Forests of Morocco on the commercial potential of forestry cooperatives.

Expected results

The expected outcomes for this project include: (1) empowerment of women in supported rural communities taking into account climate change and environmental sustainability; (2) improved performance of the supported cooperatives in maintaining and generating decent and sustainable services and jobs, particularly for rural women; and (3) strengthened the capacity of Moroccan public stakeholders in promoting sustainable, egalitarian and inclusive economic development of forestry cooperatives.

Financials

Financials


Original budget $1,100,000
Planned Disbursement $1,040,000
Transactions
Transaction Date Type Value
02-08-2022 Disbursement $305,539
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Related information

Related information

Empowering Women Through the Development of Forestry Cooperatives in Morocco - Related information
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