The Modernization of Morocco's Ancient Fishing Village

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Created by Osie Greenway

08 Feb 2014

The new factories sprouting up along the coast line are taking fisherman away from the village and polluting the waters they fish in. Tourism in Morocco is becoming a new keystone in the structure of the Moroccan economy. Tourist from all over the world including flood the small village and with them they bring western culture. Taghazout so far has accepted the cultural and religious distractions without problem and many look forward to a future in the developing town. Some villagers fear what will happen too their culture, traditions, and religion as their culture and trades are turned into a tourism business.