Oasis culture

  1. Lahcen Kabiri: The alarming situation of Moroccan oases

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    Lahcen Kabiri, one of our contributors within Med-O-Med Network and president of the AOFEP (Association Oasis Ferkla for the [...]

  2. The art of ‘Khettara’ of Errachidia

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    Our collaborator Lahcen Kabiri, President of the Assotiation AOFEP of Errachidia (Morrocco) for the preservation of oases and environment [...]

  3. The Palm Grove of Elche, a culture of oasis

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    The palm tree is a constant in the landscape of Southeastern Spain, coming from the Andalusian period when the [...]

  4. Fresh dates from Elche

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    If we focused on the Oasis agriculture, historical crops are usually sustainable, bringing biological and landscaping diversity, beauty in [...]

  5. The oasis, the water in the desert

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  6. The imperial palm tree,a tourism icon in Elche

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    The early stages of the tourist activities and the events that marked the beggining of the modern tourism in [...]

  7. Tafilalet’s Oasis in Morocco

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    The historic region of Tafilalet is located in Southeastern Morocco. This area was traditionally the finishing point of the [...]

  8. Oases, fields in the desert

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    For many centuries, oases have been an essential source of livelihood and food for the desert residents. They are [...]

  9. Desert progression in the oasis of southern Morocco

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    Our friend and collaborator Lahcen Kabiri, Environmental Geosciences Teacher at the Moulay Ismail University (Errachidia, Morocco) and President of [...]

  10. Craft Workshop in M’hamid oasis, South Morocco

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    The Spanish organisation Terrachidía  has organized a craft workshop from October 5th to 16th in M’Hamid Oasis, South Morocco. [...]

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