HAF completed its 1 Million Tree Goal in January 2014, and has since launched a 1 Billion Tree Campaign. Join us in breaking the cycle of subsistence agriculture.


HAF works in rural areas of Morocco to target the most marginalized communities.


With support from HAF’s expert field staff, communities are given the tools and knowledge to take on their most difficult development challenges.


Infrastructural development is key to bringing communities clean drinking water, improving learning conditions in schools, and increasing agricultural efficiency and production.


HAF’s grassroots approach engages community members throughout the entire development cycle, from planning to implementation and evaluation.


HAF’s experiential training approach increases the impact of development and enables projects to achieve scale.


Income-generating projects empower vulnerable community members and help to break the cycle of poverty.


HAF programs engage marginalized youth and provide essential educational opportunities.


HAF created a social enterprise, High Atlas Agriculture and Artisanal (HA3), which takes an environmentally friendly approach to food security and prosperity.


HAF is dedicated to benefiting disadvantaged communities and groups, especially women and youth, throughout Morocco.

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A Unique Partnership for Youth, Farming Families and the Environment
The High Atlas Foundation has a unique partnership that launches an initiative to profoundly benefit...
Morocco in the world
By Dr. Yossef Ben-Meir, HAF President If Morocco could effectively implement participatory development through decentralized...
جسر الفجوة للشباب المغربي: مكافحة التطرف العنيف من خلال التنمية البشرية
بقلم : د. يوسف بن مئير،  محسن تدلاوي – شرقي و  كاتي روماني   الضعف. قاسم...
Bridging the Gap for Moroccan Youth: Countering Violent Extremism through Human Development
 By Dr. Yossef Ben-Meir, Mouhssine Tadlaoui-Cherki & Kati Roumani Vulnerability. A common denominator shared by...
U.N. statement on human development by HAF
This statement was submitted by the High Atlas Foundation which has a consultative status with...
Field Visit to the Aboghlo Women's Cooperative
By: Emily Hamilton 29/07/2016 About thirty minutes outside of Marrakech lies a small town near...
حضور قوي لمؤسسة الاطلس الكبير بليالي رمضان البوجدورية
  بقلم حانة الزاوي    في إطار تظاهرة ليالي رمضان البوجدورية المنظمة من طرف عمالة...
Kingdom of Trees in High Places
  By Ramzi Talbi  29/06/2016   My passion for the outdoors and for the protection...
A journey to another country – and myself
By Nina Schmitz 22/06/16   After more than three years of study I felt the...
One-to-One Forum
Dr. Yossef Ben-Meir will be speaking at the One-to-One Forum this coming Monday on June...
Building a Cabin in Ourika
By: Ramzi Talbi 14/06/2016 Our most recent adventure with High Atlas Foundation (HAF) was thirty...
Celebrating our interns!
  14/06/2016   Working in the development aid sector requires passion and the will to...
Women and Trees - Simplicity for the Sake of the Planet
  By Mark Apel, Former Peace Corps Volunteer     This spring, I had the...
Final Report for Morocco Assignment
        By Mark Apel, Former Peace Corps Volunteer 31/05/2016   First, I...
قافلة "الكل رابح" من أجل ولوج أكبر للنساء في وضعية صعبة للأنشطة المدرة للدخل
        بقلم أمينة الحجامي  30/05/2016   تمثل المرأة الركيزة الأساسية وعماد المجتمع...
Boston students visit HAF
  By Ramzi Talbi 5/26/2016   A group of sixteen students from Northeastern University in...
Wool dyeing using plants
  By Ramzi Talbi 24/05/2016  Our trip to Ighil with High Atlas Foundation took us...
Trip to the Festival des Roses
By Nina Schmitz 23.05.16   The best achievements you get are those you enjoy. And...
بين نفحات حقول مڭونة وقصبات دادس
   بقلم إبتسام النيري 20/05/2016   في مجتمع غابت فيه معاني الحب وأصبح للعلاقات منحى...
اللقاء الإعلامي الجهوي المنظم بمناسبة الإحتفال باليوم العالمي للتعاونيات
  أمينة الحجامي           قضيت تجربة مميزة رفقة  الآنسة فاطمة البعمراني مديرة المشاريع بإقليم...
المنتدى الجهوي للفلاحة المستدامة بالمغرب "الفلاحة الإيكولوجية، الفلاحة المستدامة والفلاحة البيئية"
  بقلم أمينة الحجامي 12-05-2016   تلعب الفلاحة الإيكولوجية دورا هاما  في الحفاظ على البيئة...
اللامركزية المغربية - التحديات التي تواجه التنفيذ الفعلي
  بقلم الدكتور يوسف بن مئير   تحمل مبادرة اللامركزية المغربية وعدا ً كبيرا ً...
Moroccan Decentralization – Challenges To Genuine Implementation
By Yossef Ben-Meir, HAF president May 09, 2016    The Moroccan decentralization initiative bears great...
A Tally of the 2016 Tree Planting Seasons
  To view text in French please click here Every planting season has its own...


  • Organic agriculture

    Organic agriculture

    HAF and communities, with the social enterprise High Atlas Agriculture and Artisanal (HA3), create initiatives that span the entire agricultural cycle – from nurseries and markets to the farming of certified organic raw and value-added products.
  • Youth


    HAF and community partners give Moroccan schoolchildren and youth access to greater educational opportunities by improving school infrastructure and increasing learning potential.
  • Clean drinking water

    Clean drinking water

     HAF successfully addresses water access challenges for rural communities and schools throughout Morocco.
  • Clean energy

    Clean energy

    HAF and community partners are developing several new sustainable innovations, such as the production of biomass briquettes. These clean energy alternatives provide creative solutions to Morocco’s toughest challenges.
  • Training


    HAF’s experiential training ensures sustainable access to knowledge and skills and focuses on the diffusion of these benefits throughout communities.
  • Women’s programs

    Women’s programs

    HAF projects work to combat the traditional socioeconomic marginalization of women by helping them identify their community needs and creating projects to achieve their goals.
  • Cultural diversity

    Cultural diversity

    HAF promotes intercultural partnerships and collaboration towards a common goal: sustainable human development.          
  • HA3: HAF’s social enterprise
     HAF’s award winning social enterprise covers the organic agriculture cycle from nurseries to market. Organic certification increases household incomes, and enables reinvestment into additional in human development projects.

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