Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC)

Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC)

Under the Compact Agreement (MoroccoEmployability and Land Compact) signed by the Moroccan government and its US counterpart represented by MCC on 31 August 2007, the project for craftsmanship in the medina of Fez is One of the 5 projects under this program. This project aimed at economic growth by consolidating the links between the craft and tourism sectors and the development of the cultural, historical and architectural potentialities of the medina of Fez. An agreement was signed by the CRT of Fez with the Ministry of Crafts, the Agency for Development Cooperation, the Wilaya of the Fez-Boulemane region, the Municipal Council of the city of Fez, the Municipality of Méchouar Fez Jdid and the Chamber of Handicrafts of the Fez region, in order to guarantee the continuity of the attractiveness of tourist circuits integrating crafts in the city of Fez.