Professor Tola Atinmo
Federation of African Nutrition Societies (FANUS)
Department of Human Nutrition
University of Ibadan
Tel: +234 802 324 5055
Prof Ruth Oniango - East Africa
Prof Rekia Belahsen - North Africa
Prof Pauline Kuzwayo - South Africa
Prof. Joyce Kinabo
Department of Food Science and Technology
Sokoine University of Agriculture
P O Box 3006, MOROGORO- TANZANIA
Tel: +232-603511-4 Ext 4419-22
Mr Joe Mutuku
Prof Este Vorster
Dr Ridha Mokni
Dr Pierre Adou
Prof Carl Mbofung
Dr Eric Ategbo
Mrs Beatrice Eluaka
Location of Ouarzazate
Ouarzazate is located in the southern Morocco at 30.9216667 N , 6.9175 W (latitude, longitude)
The local time zone is UTC+0000 (GMT - Greenwich Mean Time)
Reaching Ouarzazate :
· By air : with direct flights or with domestic flights via Casablanca
· By road : usually from Marrakesh, 210 km far, via the Tizi'N'Tichka pass.
Nearest Airports to Ouarzazate
Ouarzazate - OZZ (0 miles)
Marrakech Menara - RAK (81 miles)
Agadir Almassira - AGA (161 miles)
Ouarzazate is a small town, taxis are available, prices are cheap ($US1 medium) and depend on the distance. May is the nicest time of the year for Ouarzazate, so walking would be a suitable way to visit the town and to reach different locations in the town.
Safety and security:
Morocco in general is a safe country; Ouarzazate is even safer because it is a tourist area. The one should keep the minimum needed precaution, and items can perfectly in the safe box in the reception in the hotel.
May is a spring month in Morocco. Temperatures in Ouarzazate are
relatively cold during the night (10-11°C°) warm during the day 20-25°C.
There are various restaurants in Ouarzazate: cost of food varies
according to the restaurants; it may costs $US 5-10/ meal (entre, main meal and desert).
Moroccan currency is Moroccan dirham, $US 1 ranges between 9-10 Moroccan Dirhams. In Ouarzazate there are many banks where Euros and Dollars can be exchanged.