According to Farouk Soussa, MENA Economist at Goldman Sach, “Morocco (together with Algeria and Morocco) is the bread basket of the Arab world.”
About 43% of Morocco’s arable land is devoted to cereals, 7% to plantation crops (olives, almonds, citrus, grapes, dates), 3% to pulses, 2% to forage, 2% to vegetables, 2% to industrial crops (sugar beets, sugar cane, cotton) and oilseeds, and 42% was fallow.
Morocco is also the world’s biggest producer of Argan oil, produced from the kernels of the argan tree, which can be found across Morocco. Argan oil can be used for F&B, medicals and cosmetics.
MOROCCO AGRICULTRE HAS A 20% SHARE IN GDP, AND 30% IN EXPORTS.