About Us

About Espace Tamount

Tamount, female of Amon in Amazigh Moorish (Berber) language, meaning “Union”. Espace Tamount was born in 2007, it is a successful sustainable tourism project funded by Moulay Hafid Fardi, self-dedication man who decided to invest in his home village. This project’s goals are to create, develop and promote mountains expertise works and projects, EspaceTamount to promote and implement sustainable development goals SDGs in rural communities and in the main time the research and development of sustainable tourism in Moroccan Atlas Mountains.

Espace Tamount’s approach starts with improving the local people way of life in Morocco Mountains. Our focus and work on sustainable tourism create the results required for a better living environnement, and we look to take action in collaboration and cooperation with local, regional, national and international communities.

The Espace Tamount team is naturally passionate to combine the native culture of Morocco’s mountains and climate actions, engaging in raising awareness about climate change through all cultural forms in mountain areas as well in urban level. We work to promote old Amazigh Moorish traditions and methods of protecting the environment and mainly strengthening sustainable tourism as a lever for implementing sustainable development goals of rural communities in Morocco.

Our visions:

  • Recognize sustainable tourism as an challenge, as lever for sustainable development in the High Atlas.
  • Want to have an influence beyond touristic individual organization/responsible practice
  • Ensure the climatic adaptation and mitigation measures in sustainable tourism field in Mountains.
  • Have the desire to advocate for and ability to articulate the importance of sustainable tourism in responding to mountain people challenges.
  • Promote sustainable Amazigh Moorish culture and identity at the international level.

Our objectives

    Our objectives
  • Show the role of sustainable tourism and Mountain expertise in responding to social, economic and environmental challenges.
  • Share case studies, research, approaches and practical solutions for environmental sustainability in rural communities.
  • Prepare creative rural community to search and discover their skills, talents, potentials and opportunities in the field of the preservation of environnement and natural spaces.
  • Promote Espace Tamount as a successful sustainable tourism project at the national and international level.
  • Make from tourism a key strategy to increase the wellbeing of citizens, provide jobs and accelerate economic growth.
  • Makes positive contributions to the conservation of natural and cultural heritage and biodiversity.
  • Involves local population in decisions that affect their lives and life chances.
  • Espace Tamount provides more enjoyable experiences for tourists through more meaninful connections with local people, and a greater understanding of local cultural, social and environmental issues.

We Believe:

Our strategy:

Through our work and cooperation with governments, companies, NGOs, Associations..etc at the national and international and local communities, we can unite and use tourism to achieve the right balance between economic development, green growth, and protection of our common natural and cultural assets. For 10 years, we still develop and share our inclusive methodologies, tools and knowledge to enable self-directed sustainability for the travel and tourism field in Moroccan High Atlas. We confirm that Sustainable tourism is creating the next generation tools required to build knowledge and inspire action at the private, public and civil sector levels.

Staf and board:

Executive Board

UNWTO - United Nations World Tourism Organization

Moulay Hafid Fardi

Espace Tamount Founder & CEO

Moulay Hafid Fardi is the Founder & CEO of the Espace Tamount project, a self dedication man, he’s born in Imi n’ifri village and decide to invest in his native town, a mountain man who make tribute to the Morocco Atlas Mountains by investing to build the ecological project Espace Tamount.

His professional background includes more than 30 years of development issues in mountain Tourism. Moulay Hafid as always insists to imply the urgency of drafting a law for the protection of mountains against climate change and irresponsible actions of human beings and create an agency dedicated to the protection of mountain and rural areas in Morocco. Moulay Hafid is too the president of Tifawin Union, an alliance of 30 associations in Tifni rural province.

Languages: Frensh, English, Tamazight, Arabic

Rachid Ennassiri, Cordination, Implementation and planning

Rachid Ennassiri

Cordination, Implementation and planning

He’s the international coordinator of Espace Tamount, a graduated young in sustainable energy with deepen experiences. In 2016 he has won the first Prize of Environmental Poetry competition in the framework of the COP22 organized by the international Human Dynamics - Public Sector Consulting, in February 2017 he won the 1st prize of the international competition of the African poetry, then in April 2017 he was awarded as the Outstanding Young Person in Morocco about environnemental and moral leadership by the international Jenior chamber. From 280 applications he was selected to be part in the European Development Days Young Leaders Programme 2017.

Lecturer in workshops for green jobs, Solar Energy and energy effeciency…etc. For Rachid Mountain areas are important suppliers of water, food, hydro-electricity and other mineral resources and biodiversity, increasingly vulnerable toclimate change.

Languages: Frensh, English, Tamazight, Arabic

Mustapha Qadery, Communication Manager

Mustapha Qadery

Communication Manager

Dr. Mustapha El Qadery is the communication Manager of Espace Tamount, in the same time is an universitaire scholar, historian and anthropologist in Rabat University.

El Qadery was a Fulbright Scholar in Residence at Virginia State University in Virginia. In Morocco, he works at the National Library of the Moroccan Kingdom and in the Faculty of Law at Rabat University. El Qadery has published over 30 papers on his field work which focuses on Colonial and Postcolonial Political Systems in Africa and the Middle East.

Languages: Frensh, English, Tamazight, Arabic

Staff members

Mohamed Ennassiri, Finance Manager

Mohamed Ennassiri

Finance Manager

Mohamed Ennassiri, PhD researcher at the University of Ibn Tofail in Kenitra, he holds a Master's degree at the Abdelmalek Essaadi University of Tetouan in Applied Mathematics in Finance, Bachelor's degree in Science and Technology, applied Mathematics from the University of Molay Ismail d 'Errachidia, he’s the the Finance management responsible service at Espace Tamount, one the founders of the greatest band Tawargit in Morocco, in the same time Mohamed is the President of the Tazuri Association for Art and Culture.

Languages: Frensh, English, Tamazight, Arabic

Soufiane Schibane, National and International Promotion

Soufiane Schibane

National and International Promotion

Soufiane from Kenitra, a young holder of Deutsch language certificate from the Goethe Institue and Frensh language certificate from France Institute, the both in Rabat.

Within Espace Tamount, he’s the responsible of the national and international promotion of our project, his linguistics skills allow him to make Espace Tamount’s work and more known.

Languages: Frensh, English, Tamazight, Arabic

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