F1. Agriculture 2030. A future for Morocco


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F1. Agriculture 2030. A future for Morocco

  1. 1. Agriculture 2030: A future for Morocco Mohamed Ait KadiPresident of the General Council of Agricultural Development
  2. 2. MOROCCO 2030 Creation of a process to Elaboration and analysis ofDevelopment of a desirable determine what is necessary future vision an “action agenda” to reach that vision. Agriculture 2030Agriculture can be a positive driver of socio-economic development and environmental sustainability `GREEN MOROCCO Morocco must deliver on its agricultures’s full potential
  3. 3. Moroccan Agriculture at a CrossroadsHuge opportunities But major obstacles …Very strong growth in domestic Vulnerability of Smallholder Sectordemand Land tenure problemsStrong growth in overall demandfor Mediterranean-type products Overexploitation of water resourcesRecognized comparativeadvantages in fruits & vegetables Inadequate policy & regulatory frameworksBilateral & Regional Trade Lack of adequate extensionAgreements services and insufficient support to capability building
  4. 4. 3 ScenariosS1 • Surrendering to liberalizationS2 • Accelerated liberalizationS3 • Mastering liberalization
  5. 5. The Challenge to reliably produce increasing supplies and more varieties of food, mainly through higher yields using less water and other resource inputs in an environmentally friendly manner – and at reasonable and affordable prices for consumers This challenge must be met as the climate changes, and as almost every input to the food production, processing and consumption chain increases in cost. This can only be done by mobilizing technology in all kinds of agriculture including smallholders, using all sources of water and achieving much better coordination, cooperation and partnerships among the major stakeholders involved
  6. 6. Operating Principles of the New Strategy
  7. 7. Agriculture a positive driver of socio- economic development & environmental sustainability Pillar II Pillar I Smallholder farming Robust commercial as a business Agriculture Holistic/transactional Approach Cross cutting Reforms + Enabling Environment DomesticLand tenure Water Trade Doing business Value Chains Administration Market
  8. 8. « OFFRE MAROC » for Investors A WIN WIN Partnership in the context of Aggregation Commitments made by aggregators Commitments made by the State Framework of IncentivesE1 V1 Commitment to generate growth and Innovative framework of incentives investments (upstream & downstream) Strategic aggregation (targeted subsidies, special tax regimes) Investments, sales& value added, jobs, program based on V2 Preferential land leasing know-how contracts with clearly V3 defined conditions for Preferential access to financingE2 each value chain Commtment to support aggregated V4 farmers upstream Support of aggregation over the long- Access to inputs and technology term: Uptake garanties… •Promotion •Dispute resolution/arbitration V5E3 Preferential access to trade associated Commitment to fairness benefits Policy of fair and attractive •Exports & logistics remuneration to farmers •Branding & Quality management •Agrotec – R&D 9