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The Kingdom of Morocco is the most westerly of the North African countries known as the Maghreb - the "Arab West". It has Atlantic and Mediterranean coastlines, a rugged mountain interior and a history of independence not shared by its neighbours (BBC, 2019) Morocco’s economic growth has been on a downward trend for the last two years. The unemployment rate remains elevated at 9.2 percent—and is significantly higher among women and youth—while labour force participation has been experiencing a protracted decline to below 46 percent (World Bank, 2020)
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