Guesthouse and restaurant El Khorbat, south Morocco.

Ksar El Khorbat, Morocco
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In 2010 the Association El Khorbat for Patrimony and Sustainable Development has been created to go on in conservation of the life in the Ksar and developing the economy of it's inhabitants through the ecotourism.

International cooperation in the Ksar El Khorbat.

Cooperation

The people of El Khorbat carried out several projects dedicated to conserve the Ksar and to improve the living conditions and the hygiene for its population. The projects count on the technical support and the economic help of different international institutions.

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Morocco map to arrive to Ksar El Khorbat.


Preschool classes into the Ksar El Khorbat, south Morocco.

Celebration organized by the Association El Khorbat into the Ksar.

DAILY ACTIVITIES

  • Preschool classes.

  • Female craft: embroider of shawls (Taharuit).

  • Sometimes there are public festivals organized with music and theatre.


DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS

Repairing an irrigation canal in El Khorbat, south Morocco.

Dredge and reparation of the watering channel

The irrigation channel of El Khorbat, which wasn't used since 1990 because of the lack, of maintenance, was completely repaired and cleaned out between 2004 and 2006, thanks to the financial help of the Town Council of BarberÓ del VallŔs, Spain.

Gate of the Ksar El Khorbat Akedim in South Morocco restored by the AEDI.

Restoration of the entrance of the Ksar Akedim

The monumental entrance of the Ksar El Khorbat Akedim was restored in 2004 and restored again in 2018 thanks to the Spanish association Terrachidia.

Construction of the premises of the association in Ksar El Khorbat, South Morocco.

Construction of the premises of the association

A cooperative was constructed between 2005 and 2006 inside the Ksar El Khorbat Oujdid. It was built above ruins of an ancient house. In the first flat was also built a classroom for preschool classes. Later a multipurpose room was added, funded by the Spanish agency Europamundo. The whole is now the headquarters of the Association El Khorbat for Patrimony and Sustainable Development.

Exhibition in Marrakech about Ferkla oasis.

Exhibition about Ferkla oasis

It is a traveling exposition that includes paintings of Rachid Bouskri and focuses on the palm grove as the central topic; also there are antiquities and maps given by the Museum of the Oasis.

In June 2005 the exhibition was presented in the palace El Badi in Marrakech, thanks to the collaboration of the Ministry of Culture.

SEE SOME PAINTINGS BY RACHID BOUSKRI

Septic system of Ksar El Khorbat in Tinejdad, South Morocco.

A septic canalization system for the Ksar

In order to improve the living conditions and the hygiene inside the Ksar, a canalization system was caved in 2008 that leads the waste water to an aseptic sinkhole outside of the outer wall. This project was funded by the College of technical Architects of Barcelona through the Catalan Association Al Karia. The technical study was previously done by the Polytechnic University of Catalonia.

Street of the Ksar El Khorbat in Tinejdad, South Morocco.
Before
Street of the Ksar El Khorbat in Tinejdad, South Morocco, paved by cooperation.
Now

Pavement of the streets of the Ksar

The project funded by the College of technical Architects of Barcelona also included the paving of the streets in order to avoid the dust when there are desert winds and the mud when it's raining.

Restauration of the outer wall of Ksar El Khorbat in Tinejdad, South Morocco.

Restoration of the outer wall of the Ksar

In 2009 has been restored the outer wall of the Ksar with a cover of clay and straw. This project is also funded by the College of technical Architects of Barcelona through the Catalan Association Al Karia.

Workshop in Sidi Bouguercif, Ksar El Khorbat, Morocco.

Workshops

A large number of workshops about mud architecture and other subjects have been made over the last years with the Polytechnic University of Valencia, with the National Architecture Schools of Rabat, Tetouan and Marrakech, with the British organization Challenger and with other institutions. The first mentioned served to restore the mausoleum of Sidi Bou Guercif.

Mercat equitatiu al Ksar El Khorbat, Marroc.

Fair market

Each spring, for a week, there is a fair market in the square of Ksar El Khorbat Oujdid, where the craft products of the El Khorbat Association for Heritage and Sustainable Development and other associations from the region are sold. The market is always accompanied by live musical performances and folk dances.

Pedagogical Garden at Ksar El Khorbat, Morocco.

Creation of a pedagogical garden

In 2019 a pedagogical garden was created near El Khorbat, on the other side of the river. There you can see the different plants of the area, accompanied by explanatory posters.


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