History Of Morocco
The span of the history of nation Morocco is more than 12 centuries and the first unification of the country happened in the year 780 AD by the Idrisid dynasty. This made Morocco the first African Islamic state that had no connections with the Arab empire.
The Muslim Spain and the Maghreb were dominated by Morocco under the Almohad and Almoravid dynasty. The Almohad rule was ended by reconquista and Jews and the Muslims moved to morocco. During the time of the Saadi dynasty the morocco combined the power and threw out the Ottoman and Portuguese invaders like in the battle of Ksar el Kebir.
It was the time of Ahmad al-Mansur that earned prestige and wealth to the sultanate and it initiated the Songhay Empire to invade. After Al-Mansur died, the division of the country was made among sons of Al-Mansur. The reuniting of the Alaouite dynasty happened in the year 1666. More...
Food History Of Morocco
Morocco is in the northwest side of Africa. Morocco is little larger than the area of California and it has 3 different regions. The north coast which is located beside the Mediterranean Sea is of fertile land which is elevated around 8,000 feet. The Atlas Mountains are located between the northeastern Mediterranean and southwestern Atlantic coast. The east and the south are covered with semi arid area called Western Sahara which is the connection between the African Sahara Desert and Morocco.
Morocco has he problem of desertification. Desertification happens when the fertile land converts into desert like or barren land. It may happen due to nature force like drought and less or no rainfall. Humans can also be the reason for desertification as they cut the trees or take their livestock for grazing a lot.
The northwest part of Morocco thrives in agriculture. The farmers of Morocco were able to give food to the country except when they faced severe drought.More...
History Of Education In Morocco
Morocco got its independence in the year 1956 and after a year the basic principles were laid down by the royal commission for education reform. The main principles are urbanizing the faculty and the curriculum, widening access to all levels and unifying the education system. The instruction model was same as the pre colonial times at the Quranic schools which concentrated on the Arabic literature and Islamic studies.
The new Moroccan state with independence adopted the French educational system and introduced technical track to already existing original and modern track. The modern track was the continuance to the French system of education and it made French as the medium of instruction. The original track was all about the education based on Quranic schools which emphasized the civilization and culture of Islam and Arabic is the medium of instruction. The technical was to develop a group of skilled persons who will be able to serve the needs of the nation.More...