Morocco Climate Operation / Support to the Nationally-Determined Contribution (NDC) (WB-P178763)

  • Morocco
Geographic location where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
Project Status
Stage of the project cycle. Stages vary by development bank and can include: pending, approval, implementation, and closed or completed.
Bank Risk Rating
Environmental and social categorization assessed by the development bank as a measure of the planned project’s environmental and social impacts. A higher risk rating may require more due diligence to limit or avoid harm to people and the environment. For example, "A" or "B" are risk categories where "A" represents the highest amount of risk. Results will include projects that specifically recorded a rating, all other projects are marked ‘U’ for "Undisclosed."
Voting Date
Jun 9, 2023
Date when project documentation and funding is reviewed by the Board for consideration and approval. Some development banks will state a "board date" or "decision date." When funding approval is obtained, the legal documents are accepted and signed, the implementation phase begins.
Government of Morocco
A public entity (government or state-owned) provided with funds or financial support to manage and/or implement a project.
  • Agriculture and Forestry
  • Climate and Environment
  • Law and Government
The service or industry focus of the investment. A project can have several sectors.
Investment Type(s)
The categories of the bank investment: loan, grant, guarantee, technical assistance, advisory services, equity and fund.
Loan Amount (USD)
$ 300.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, this amount is converted to USD ($) on the date of disclosure. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Project Cost (USD)
$ 750.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, this amount is converted to USD ($) on the date of disclosure. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Jun 27, 2023

Disclosed by Bank Jul 27, 2022

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Project Description
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According to the World Bank, the objective of the Program is to strengthen the institutional capacity to implement the NDC and enhance climate resilience of targeted vulnerable groups and ecosystems in the Program area.

Investment Description
Here you can find a list of individual development financial institutions that finance the project.

Contact Information
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World Bank Team Leaders:

Carole Megevand - Sector Leader

Abdoulaye Sy - Lead Country Economist, Program Leader

Borrower - Ministry of Economy and Finance:

Abdelmajid Mellouki - Coordonnateur des Relations avec le Groupe de la Banque mondiale
Phone: +212661396826

Implementing Agencies -

Agence Nationale de Développement des Zones Oasiennes et Arganier:

Ahmed Amrani - Chef de division stratégie & partenariats
Phone: +212661563021

Agence Nationale des Eaux et Forêts:

Khalid Cherki - Chef de Division Études, Programmation et Coopération
Phone: +212661974483

Caisse Nationale de Securité Sociale:

Karima Hadrya - Directrice Actuariat
Phone: +212660110561

Direction Générale de la Météorologie:

Said El Khatri - Directeur des Systèmes d’Observation
Phone: +212661473128

Ministère de l'Agriculture, de la Pêche Maritime, du Développement Rural et des Eaux et Forêts:

Ghizlane Chachdi - Cheffe de Division des Financements
Phone: +212657831857

Ministère de la Transition Energétique et du Développement Durable:

Abdelrhani Boucham - Chef de Service Changements Climatiques
Phone: +212666717457

Ministère de l’Équipement et de l’Eau:

Souliman Khaichouh - Chef de Division AEP, Assainissement et Eaux Pluviales
Phone: +212661794541


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