Argan Oil

Tree of Empowerment

– Women’s Argan Oil Cooperatives in Morocco

MSc International Development, Utrecht University 2013

Working with cooperatives producing argan oil is one of the few opportunities for paid work for women in rural Morocco.

This thesis describes the importance of this work for women at three different cooperatives in Morocco and give recommendations to measures on how to ensure that women’s authority, economic independence and living conditions should be further improved.

Read the whole dissertation here (in English): Tree of Empowerment – Benedicte Westre Skog.