Food and Energy Subsidies Programme
To ensure price stability, support the basic consumption of the population and protect poor people from price shocks
Liquid petroleum gas (LPG), gasoline, diesel, electricity, sugar and flour subsidies
Verme, P., and A. Araar. 2017. “The quest for subsidies reforms in the Middle East and North Africa Region: a microsimulation approach to policy making.” Author-accepted manuscript. Washington, DC: World Bank. Accessed 2 October 2017. <http://documents. worldbank.org/curated/en/965011495167833904/The-quest-for-subsidies-reforms-inthe-Middle-East-and-North-Africa-Region-a-microsimulation-approach-to-policy-making>
Verme, P, and K. El-Massnaoui. 2015. “An evaluation of the 2014 subsidy reforms in Morocco and a simulation of further reforms.” World Bank Policy Research Working Paper 7224. Washington, DC: World Bank. Accessed 28 July 2017. <http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/978761467980552302/pdf/WPS7224.pdf>.
Previous programme name (if any)
Food and Butane Gas Subsidies Programme
Targeting and eligiblity
The programme is universal.
Coverage and other information
Type of benefits
Monitoring and evaluation mechanisms and frequency
The compensation fund and the Ministry of General Affairs and Governance carry out regular monitoring