Climate fluctuations push Morocco to import 5 million tonnes of wheat

Despite recent rains across the kingdom, forecasts indicate that this year’s agricultural harvest will be poor, particularly because most agricultural land has been affected by the lack of rainfall during the autumn and early months. Winter.
In this context, wheat, cereal and grain professionals explain that the kingdom’s import needs have doubled due to the climatic fluctuations experienced by our country in recent years.

Professional data highlights that the kingdom needs to import at least five million tonnes of soft wheat during the next season which begins July 1, when a poor harvest is expected due to drought.

This comes as official forecasts indicate a decline in the country’s cereal production, from 5.5 million tonnes last season to 2.5 million tonnes this season, covering soft wheat, durum wheat and barley.

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