Last updated: 24/3/2022

Basic Information

Country
Geographic area
Population group
Working age group

Programme Details

Programme objectives

To provide temporary employment for underemployed and unemployed people, mostly in rural areas 

References
Angel-Urdinola, D., F. El-Kadiri, and M. Pallares-Miralles. 2015. Morocco: Social protection and labour diagnostic (draft). Washington, DC: World Bank. Accessed 28 July 2017. <https://goo.gl/UZ6XGa>
Programme components
The communities programme, the equipment programme, the development of Saharan provinces programme, the employment promotion in the South provinces programme, and the social proximity actions programme
References
Jalal, H. 2007. “Promotion nationale: Forty-five years of experience of public works in Morocco.” Working Paper 524. Annandale-on-Hudson, NY: Levy Economics Institute, Bard College. Accessed 28 July 2017. <http://www.levy.org/pubs/wp_524.pdf>
Start date
1961
References
Jalal, H. 2007. “Promotion nationale: Forty-five years of experience of public works in Morocco.” Working Paper 524. Annandale-on-Hudson, NY: Levy Economics Institute, Bard College. Accessed 28 July 2017. <http://www.levy.org/pubs/wp_524.pdf>.
Coverage
50,000 beneficiaries in 2009
References
Angel-Urdinola, D., F. El-Kadiri, and M. Pallares-Miralles. 2015. Morocco: Social protection and labour diagnostic (draft). Washington, DC: World Bank. Accessed 28 July 2017. <https://goo.gl/UZ6XGa>.
Programme expenditure
MAD1 billion in 2009 Source of funding: Government
References
Angel-Urdinola, D., F. El-Kadiri, and M. Pallares-Miralles. 2015. Morocco: Social protection and labour diagnostic (draft). Washington, DC: World Bank. Accessed 28 July 2017. <https://goo.gl/UZ6XGa>.

Targeting and eligiblity

Targeting methods
Geographical Targeting
Self-Targeting
References
Angel-Urdinola, D., F. El-Kadiri, and M. Pallares-Miralles. 2015. Morocco: Social protection and labour diagnostic (draft). Washington, DC: World Bank. Accessed 28 July 2017. <https://goo.gl/UZ6XGa>.
Targeted areas
Originally rural areas but increasingly also urban areas
References
Angel-Urdinola, D., F. El-Kadiri, and M. Pallares-Miralles. 2015. Morocco: Social protection and labour diagnostic (draft). Washington, DC: World Bank. Accessed 28 July 2017. <https://goo.gl/UZ6XGa>.
Target groups
Unemployed or underemployed people
References
Angel-Urdinola, D., F. El-Kadiri, and M. Pallares-Miralles. 2015. Morocco: Social protection and labour diagnostic (draft). Washington, DC: World Bank. Accessed 28 July 2017. <https://goo.gl/UZ6XGa>.
Eligibility criteria
Recruitment is done randomly in rural areas by selecting national ID cards; in urban areas, the Ministry of the Interior (Promotion Nationale) decides to recruit on the basis of needs expressed by certain public establishments (care centres, hospitals, communities etc.)
References
Jalal, H. 2007. “Promotion nationale: Forty-five years of experience of public works in Morocco.” Working Paper 524. Annandale-on-Hudson, NY: Levy Economics Institute, Bard College. Accessed 28 July 2017. <http://www.levy.org/pubs/wp_524.pdf>.

Coverage and other information

Type of benefits
Cash (remuneration for the work)
References
Jalal, H. 2007. “Promotion nationale: Forty-five years of experience of public works in Morocco.” Working Paper 524. Annandale-on-Hudson, NY: Levy Economics Institute, Bard College. Accessed 28 July 2017. <http://www.levy.org/pubs/wp_524.pdf>.
Amount of benefits
Non-specialised labour: MAD41/day; semi-qualified labour: MAD48.75/day; qualified labour: MAD53.75/day; the level of remuneration is indexed to the guaranteed agricultural minimum wage (SMAG) and to the guaranteed inter-professional minimum wage (SMIG) (2002)
References
World Bank. 2002. Royaume du Maroc: Note sur la protection sociale. Report No 22486-MOR. Washington, DC: World Bank. Accessed 28 July 2017. <http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/pt/569321468062106652/ pdf/224860FRENCH0SocialProtectionFr.pdf>.
Payment/delivery frequency
Every 15 days
References
Jalal, H. 2007. “Promotion nationale: Forty-five years of experience of public works in Morocco.” Working Paper 524. Annandale-on-Hudson, NY: Levy Economics Institute, Bard College. Accessed 28 July 2017. <http://www.levy.org/pubs/wp_524.pdf>.