Moroccan biodiversity


Located in the north-centre of Morocco, the region of Fes-Meknes, whose capital is the city of Fes, is among the prominent 12 regions of the Kingdom. The region of Fes-Meknes covers an area of 40,075 Km², representing 5.7% of the Kingdom’s surface area. Its administrative boundaries are as follows: It is bounded to the north by the region of Tanger-Tetouan-Al Hoceima, to the west by the region of Rabat-Salé-Kenitra, to the south-west by the region of Beni Mellal-Khenifra, to the east by the Oriental region, and to the south by the region of Drâa-Tafilalet.

  • Land resources: The utilised agricultural area at the level of Fes-Meknes region is estimated at 1,335,639 hectares, i.e. 15% of the national UAA. The total area of irrigated land is about 1,251,456 hectares, i.e. 9% of the total area of agricultural land in the region.
  • Cereal crops (barley, durum wheat, soft wheat): 20,430,100 quintals over 820,700 hectares
  • Legume crops: 1,102,000 quintals over 124,100 hectares
  • Oilseed crops: 10,800 quintals over 1,500 hectares
  • Citrus crops: 67,800 tonnes over 4,500 hectares