Poverty In The Arab World Successes And Limits Of Morroco's Experience01 Sep 2011
Morocco has made remarkable progress in reducing poverty over the past decade. Today, less than 9% of the Moroccan population qualifies as “poor” compared to 16.2% a decade ago. This is a notable achievement for a country of 32 million people that lacks significant natural resources. Poverty trends in Morocco deserve a deep investigation in order to understand the success factors and potential limitations and to draw policy lessons that can be useful for future course and may be shared with other countries inside and outside the region.