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Green means
stop for the desert

GREENBELT,
OUARZAZATE, MOROCCO

Ouarzazate, "The door to the desert", is protected against sandstorms by the greenbelt that surrounds it. Watered by innovative irrigation systems.

THE WATER THAT NOURISHES THE DESERT

IN OUARZAZATE WATER IS VITAL: WASTE WATER IS THEREFORE RECYCLED, COLLECTED, FILTERED IN RESERVOIRS AND THEN PUMPED INTO THE GREENBELT WITH THE AID OF SOLAR POWER. NOT EVEN LEFT-OVER WASTE WATER IS SQUANDERED: IT WILL BE USED TO CREATE NEW GREEN SPACES WITHIN THE CITY.

Solar energy for human energy

Outside the city, the largest installation in North Africa, Noor Ouarzazate, provides the clean energy that also powers the greenbelt, where the population has found new recreational spaces. This is one more reason to protect the local environment and the biodiversity it contains.

Ouarzazate the door TO the desert
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