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, Tafilalet
an oasis in SE Morocco, the largest in the Sahara. Area: about 1300 sq. km (500 sq. miles)



the largest Saharan oasis of Morocco, in Ksar es Souk Province. Population, about 60,000, mostly Berbers. Tafilalet is situated southeast of the Grand Atlas Mountains, in a basin irrigated by the Oued Ziz and Oued Gheris. Its center is Erfoud. Dates, grains, and vegetables are grown in the area. Local industries produce metal and leather goods and handwoven rugs. Arab nomads raise camels, goats, and sheep.

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The authors want Also to thank the administrative responsible of the Regional Directorate of Agriculture of Meknes Tafilalet area for their assistance in the collection of information on cooperatives and associations.
Circe, para algunos autores su mejor novela, fue publicada un ano despues de estos reportajes y transcurre en los mismos escenarios, sobre todo en los oasis de Tafilalet, con personajes que recuerdan a algunos de los que el enviado especial encontro en su viaje.
in the international charity rally organised by women for women in the Tafilalet region of Morocco from
Anti-hyperglycaemic activity of the aqueous extract of Origanum vulgare growing wild in Tafilalet region.
Descendants of the Prophet Mohammed the family, originally from the Hejaz, emigrated to Morocco in the 15th century and settled at Tafilalet, a string of oases to the south east bordering on the Sahara.
The assistance program for the agricultural sectoral policy will span three years and target the eastern region as well as the regions of Draa, Boulemane and Tafilalet.
The commissioning of Noor Tafilalet is expected during 2016.
Le volume de productivitAaAaAeA@ ne cesse de s'intensifier, avec la valorisati oasienne dans nombre de rAaAaAeA@gions locomotives, en particulier le Dra Tafilalet.
000 Ha, la region Draa-Tafilalet devra abriter la centrale solaire de Midelt, le programme Noor Tafilalet, le programme Noor Atlas, le parc eolien de Midelt et la centrale hydroelectrique d'Agdez a Zagora.
Specific objective: a set of 200 young agricultural entrepreneurs are put in place to support the creation of very small businesses (Toutes Petites Entreprises, TPE), which support the sectors and strategic areas of the Plan Maroc Vert (PMV) and encourages the promotion of green entrepreneurship in three pilot regions of Morocco: Meknes- Tafilalet, Doukkala- Abda and Souss- Massa- Draa.
Dans la categorie adulte, l'athlete Mohamed Boubkrini de l'association Tafilalet d'Errachidia a decroche la medaille d'or, suivi, de la meme association, par Mohammed Bekri et Aziz Bouya qui est rentre dans le troisieme rang.
La majorite de ce patrimoine est concentree principalement au niveau des vallees du Draa, du Ziz, de la plaine du Tafilalet et de la zone du Bani (Tata), qui abritent a elles seules pres de 90 pc de l'effectif total.