Minister: Morocco sugar sector suffers from poor infrastructure
Moroccan agriculture and rural development minister, Mohand Laenser, has recently said that the Kingdom’s sugar production meets half of the population needs.
In an address read out on his behalf at the opening of a study day on agricultural development, Laenser stressed that efforts in agricultural research and supporting farmers have allowed a significant rise in sugar production estimated at over 500,000 tons annually.
However, noted the minister, the sector still suffers from poor infrastructure, limited capacity of processing plants and the delay in the sector liberalization.
In this regard, he argued, according to MAP, for a new approach that is likely to create favourable conditions to improve the competitiveness of Morocco’s sugar. (menareport.com)
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