Adaptation - Resilience

Introduction to renewable energies in the rural tourism sector

The Souss Massa region in Morocco is helping to mitigate climate change through the introduction of renewable energies!

An initiative of Réseau de Développement du Tourisme Rural

Overview of the project

In order to contribute to the reduction of CO2 emissions and polluting discharges, the Rural Tourism Development Network equipped in 2017 and 2018 its rural accommodation facilities in the Souss Massa region with solar water heaters thanks to the support from the UNDP global organization in the Circular Economy Project.


Reduce GHG emissions

Level of progress


Quantitative results

Through this action, the RDTR will contribute to the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions by up to 30 kg of CO2 equivalent per year and per unit.

Qualitative results

Contribution to the preservation of natural resources and the reduction of of forest degradation rate, as well as to the reduction of forest wood consumption.


Partners Souss-Massa / UNDP / RDTR / BENEFICIARIES

About the

Réseau de Développement du Tourisme Rural

Zaid Jaakou
Active member of the project

The Rural Tourism Development Network (RDTR) is an entity that aims to highlight rural tourism in Souss-Massa. Based in a region as rich in culture as in natural treasures, the RDTR and its partners are dedicated to providing enriching tourist and human experiences to travel enthusiasts from around the world. Local gastronomy, a hodgepodge of sports activities, and accommodations; from the seaside to the heart of the Atlas Mountains, the RDTR wants to be your gateway to the trendy rural tourism and all it has to offer.

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A project
in collaboration
  • Région Sous Massa

    Local government

    M Hafidi
  • UNDP

    International organisation

    Moha Haddouch