Drought maps to benefit the whole MENA region (Middle East and North Africa)

Morocco’s decision to publish drought maps could benefit the whole MENA region

Managing drought has become a critical challenge for many countries, especially those in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, where water scarcity is an ongoing issue.

Among its actions to tackle drought, the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries, Rural Development, Water, and Forests (MAFRWF) in Morocco has published countrywide satellite-based drought maps online for the first time.