48 hours in Rabat, Morocco: A development insider's guide

Devex associate editor Kelli Rogers shares the global development professionals' guide to navigating Morocco's capital.

The African Development Bank, the French Development Agency and the World Bank are just a few of the institutions with offices in Rabat. It might be a sleepy city compared to Marrakech, but it’s where you’ll run into development professionals while drinking a mint tea, and where social entrepreneurship is beginning to rival that of shinier Casablanca.

If you find yourself in Morocco’s colorful capital for meetings with the U.S. Agency for International Development mission, a local incubator or for an upcoming conference, here’s a few tips for navigating the city.

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    Kelli Rogers

    Kelli Rogers is a global development reporter for Devex. Based in Bangkok, she covers disaster and crisis response, innovation, women’s rights, and development trends throughout Asia. Prior to her current post, she covered leadership, careers, and the USAID implementer community from Washington, D.C. Previously, she reported on social and environmental issues from Nairobi, Kenya. Kelli holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Missouri, and has since reported from more than 20 countries.