Ifker Association of Environmental Education and Sustainable Development
IFKER (Amazigh word which means tortoise) is an association of environmental education and sustainable development, Moroccan, created in June 2014. However, the founding members have for more than ten years, supported projects of local development, through national or international partners.
The association is chaired by Zoubir CHATTOU and established in Moulay Idriss Zerhoun, near Meknes. It wants to be an information and awareness center .
IFKER is aimed at a wide audience: children, young people but also adults, women and men, young rural people, elected officials ... Indeed, the need to protect the environment and stimulate sustainable development must be explained to all, so that the awareness is global.
The members of IFKER who created the association, take part in its development, its operation by sharing goals, common objectives. These objectives are grouped into main axes:
Establishment, organization and animation of a dynamic of environmental education, sustainable development and protection of rural heritage
Promotion of entrepreneurial activities that have a positive impact on the protection of the environment (ecotourism, local produce, agrotourism etc.)
Support for projects of income-generating activities and local development
Development of cooperation with international organizations with the same goals to promote intercultural and eco-citizen exchanges. See more