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The Socio-Economic and Political Dynamics Around Migration in Morocco

Amal El Ouassif | February 09, 2022

The geographic position of Morocco and its history makes it a strategic country when it comes to matters of international migration. Having long been considered as a country of origin, the fast paced growing development of Morocco soon brought it from being merely a sending country to becoming a transit and destination to migrants from other parts of Africa. This change in the migratory context of Morocco has led to the adoption of a series of policies and governmental actions to take advantage of international migration and mitigate its risks. The following policy brief provides an overview of the Moroccan strategy on migration as well as the main drivers of migration in Morocco.