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The Kingdom of Morocco is honored to organize, in collaboration with FAO, UNESCO, UN-DESA and WHO, a high level side event that aims to explore the potential of Argania Tree and the Argan production sector in achieving sustainable development.

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International Day of Argania

10 May 2021
New York

The argan tree (Argania spinosa) is a native species of the sub-Saharan region of Morocco, in the southwest of the country, which grows in arid and semiarid areas. It's the defining species of a woodland ecosystem, also known as Arganeraie, which is rich in endemic flora. It is resilient to a harsh environment under water scarcity, risk of erosion and poor soils.

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H.E Mr. Aziz Akhannouch, Minister of Agriculture, Maritime Fisheries, Rural Development, Water and Forests, H.E. Mr. Omar Hilale, Permanent Representative of Morocco to the United Nations, Ms. Amina Mohammed, Deputy Secretary-General of the

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