Scenes from Doreen Hammond's visit to Morocco

BY: Doreen Hammond
A  traditional herbalist explains to journalists the uses of various herbs, oils  and spices in  his shop
A traditional herbalist explains to journalists the uses of various herbs, oils and spices in his shop

Daily Graphic's Features Editor, Doreen Hammond, was one of 17 African journalists who went to Morocco recently on a tour of OCP groups’s facilities to understand its operations. 

OCP is the largest manufacturer of mineral fertilisers in the world.

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The visit was sponsored by the company and gave us (journalists) the opportunity to acquaint ourselves with its operations.

Morocco has the world’s largest deposits of phosphorus with a phosphate rock deposit of more than 70 per cent of what the world has.

Doreen shared her memories from Morocco in the article: Memories from Morocco and now brings to readers some scenes from that country that depicts the similarities and differences between Morocco and Ghana.


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The Moroccans believe in communal eating.Chicken tagine is a delicacy

Le Casablanca Hotel where journalists stayed. The city of Casablanca, the business capital of Morocco  is dominated by buildings and structures painted white 

Carriages in Marakech which were a means of transport to no more than five kilometres were licensed and had registration numbers. Tourists were seen enjoying rides in them.

Some undergraduate students of the Mohammed VI Polytechnic university in Benguerir of the created this explorer  and mine    detector.

One of the local dishes of Morocco, Tagine,  is prepared in this earthern ware pot

Beautiful flowers were a common feature in the country.

The sale of roasted corn at a  market street corner in Casablanca