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Human development: Essaouira at a good time

According to the Provincial Committee for Human Development, it is about capitalizing on the achievements and efforts made to reduce territorial disparities in extremely important socioeconomic areas such as water supply, roads and education.

The Provincial Committee for Human Development (CPDH) of Essaouira held, this Tuesday, at the prefecture headquarters, its first meeting for the year 2022, under the presidency of the governor of the province, Adil El Maliki. Opening the work of this meeting, carried out in the presence of the members of said Committee and the agents of the authority, El Maliki, in his orientation speech, highlighted the great scope of this great social project, destined to improve the Index of Human development. (HDI) in the realm.

In this sense, he highlighted the achievements and efforts made to reduce territorial disparities in socioeconomic areas of extreme importance such as water supply, roads and education. El Maliki also insisted on the importance of convergence and selectivity in the choice of projects to be carried out, as well as action within the framework of collective intelligence, highlighting the crucial nature of the action of the Local Human Development Committees.

Subsequently, the head of the Social Action Division (DAS), Abdessamad Khairi, made an exhaustive presentation focused, in particular, on the balance of the INDH at the level of the province of Essaouira, in which he reviewed the achievements accumulated in the four programs of this project in the last three years (2019, 2020 and 2021).

On this occasion, he pointed out that during the 2019-2021 period, 56 projects were carried out, worth 178,442,900 dirhams (49,087 beneficiaries), as part of the program to reduce territorial and social disparities in rural areas of the province. These projects focused on key sectors, namely drinking water supply, roads, health, education and electrification.

Human capital at the center of priorities

Regarding the program to improve income and economic inclusion of young people, in the same period 83 projects (9,652,400 DH) were carried out, led by young people from the different municipalities of the province, as part of the axis related to the company leadership and 11 others in the field of income enhancement (4,938,833 DH).

Regarding the program to enhance the human capital of the new generations, 17 projects (13.3 million dirhams) were implemented in the area of ​​maternal and child health, while 360 ​​preschool education units (80.4 million dirhams, 4,326 beneficiary children) were born, including 75 scheduled for 2022.

In terms of tutorials and improvement of school conditions, 1,239 students from 25 schools in 14 rural communes benefit from tutorials under an agreement signed with the Zakoura Foundation, while 34 projects related to the expansion, equipment and management of Dar Talib , as well as the acquisition of school transport vehicles, for an amount of 13.6 MDH (10,224 beneficiaries).

Cette réunion a été ponctuée d’une serie d’exposés présentés por la représentativo de la Fondation Mohammed VI pour la réinsertion des détenus, la president de l’Association Sanad pour le soutien du secteur de la santé publique à Essaouira, le président délégué de the Fondation de recherche, de développement et d’innovation en science et ingénierie (FRDISI), the provincial director of l’Éducation nationale, du prescolaire et des sports, the representative of the Zakoura Association and the president of the league section Soccer.

Finally, this meeting was marked by the signing of eight collaboration agreements between the INDH, various institutional partners and civil society, related to the areas of health, economic inclusion of young people and empowerment of the human capital of the new generations.

Sami Nemli / ECO Inspirations

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