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EBRD supports Morocco - 08/18/2020 - Gérard Tur

MOROCCO. The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development multiplies loans to provide the Moroccan economy with the necessary liquidity in this period of crisis.

Innovation funds fill the gaps left by the Moroccan State - 10/26/2015 - Julie Chaudier, CASABLANCA

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Morocco has not reached the targets it set itself in 2009 in its Moroccan Innovation Strategy (Stratégie Maroc Innovation) plan. Innovative project holders are consequently struggling to find funding, especially in the initial stages of their business ventures.

Tunisia : “We are prioritising innovation in energy and the environment” - 10/26/2015 - Francis Mateo, BARCELONA

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Mustapha Kchir, SME sector manager at the Bank of Tunisia, takes stock of the difficulties and challenges in providing proper support to innovative SMEs, including vital technical assistance to ensure good access to finance.

Jordan targets regional leadership in innovation - 10/26/2015 - Caroline Garcia, MARSEILLE

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JORDAN. In a difficult regional context, the Kingdom has advantages enabling it to consider its economic future from an innovation perspective.

“Innovation is an opportunity for Lebanon” - 10/26/2015 - Mélanie Houé, BEIRUT

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Khater Abi Habib, President and CEO of the SME loan guarantee finance company, Kafalat, reviews the situation of innovation in Lebanon.

Innovating in the Mediterranean for growth and jobs - 10/26/2015

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MEDITERRANEAN. Economic change in Southern Mediterranean countries will occur more easily if it results in direct benefits for employment, particularly for young people. Existing schemes to fund innovative SMEs cover a wide range of needs but can still progress.

A shattered world stands at a crossroads - 12/09/2013 - Jean-Christophe Barla

  "The current uncertainties do not encourage investment in the MENA zone" confided the moderator Fatiha Dazi-Héni at the opening of the round table. Discussions have confirmed the diversity of the political, economic and social situations in a region where transitions are far from complete and there are still many...

More resources and greater freedom for projects - 12/09/2013 - Jean-Christophe Barla

Sustainable growth in the countries of the MENA region requires economic diversification. Such diversification requires tailored financing. Financing structures are emerging to support major projects and start-ups. Arab countries have problems with youth unrest, urbanisation, social inequality and political instability, to...

Africa, the Middle East and Europe: a game of three players - 12/09/2013 - Gérard Tur

The Mena Economic Forum advocates the constitution of an integration space that includes North Africa, the Gulf States and southern Europe. A triple alliance that is essential to draw the Mediterranean out of the economic and social depression into which it has fallen.

The irrepressible drive of tourism in the Southern Mediterranean - 11/26/2012 - Frédéric Dubessy with the correspondents

Morroco, Algeria, Tunisia, Egypt, Turkey…all these Southern Mediterranean countries are renewing their tourism strategies.
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Mediterranean tourism evades the crisis - 11/26/2012 - Frédéric Dubessy with the correspondents

MEDITERRANEAN. In spite of the economic crisis and the Arab Spring, the Mediterranean countries are expected to record a growth in their tourism of between 2 and 4% in 2012. French version

Morocco counts on sustainable tourism - 11/26/2012 - Christelle Marot, CASABLANCA

MOROCCO. Sustainable tourism appears to be the only hope for a troubled industry. French version

A roadmap for recovery in Tunisia - 11/26/2012 - Nadia Chahed, TUNIS

TUNISIA. Once regarded as the jewel of the national economy, tourism in Tunisia has suffered enormously.

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