Territorial targeting is one of the founding principles of the INDH. It was based on criteria and statistical data according to each program. In the following paragraphs, more details on territorial targeting and budgeting by program are provided.

Fighting against poverty in rural areas:

For the Rural Program, the national average rate of rural poverty was selected as the baseline. During the first phase, communes with a poverty rate equal to or greater than 30% were selected. For the second phase, this rate was lowered to 14% in order to benefit more poor communes.

The following table shows the target communes of rural program in Province of Ifrane:

The target communes of the program of fighting against poverty in rural areas

ProvinceFirst Phase (2005-2010)Second Phase (2011-2015)
Ifrane Number of target commune Commune name Annual budget allowance Number of target commune Commune name Annual budget allowance
1 Dayet Aoua 800.000 Dh 7 Dayet Aoua 800.000
Tizguite 1.200.000
Tigrigra 1.200.000
Ben Smim 1.200.000
Timahdite 1.200.000
Ain Leuh 1.200.000
Oued Ifrane 1.200.000

Fighting against exclusion in urban areas:

During the first phase, targeting of this program has concerned urban neighborhoods cities and urban agglomerations with a population of more than 100.000 inhabitants. The identification of these urban neighborhoods was based on a series of data such as the unemployment rate, the size of the beneficiary population, the existence and extent of unhealthy housing, the infrastructure and basic public services, ... This threshold was lowered into the second phase in order to benefit agglomerations with a population of between 20.000 and 100.000 inhabitants.

The following table shows the target districts of the program to fight social exclusion in urban areas in the province of Ifrane:

ProvinceFirst Phase (2005-2010)Second Phase (2011-2015)
Ifrane Number of target neighborhoods Neighborhood’s name Number of target neighborhoods Neighborhood’s name Annual budget allowance

Fighting against precariousness:

The program of fight against precariousness targets the marginalized and extremely vulnerable individuals. The targeting of the first phase concerned 8 categories of population namely:

-Homelessyouth and street children

-the ex-prisoners without resources

-the abandoned children

-the insane homeless people

-Women in situations of great precariousness without resources

-disabled people

-Beggars and vagrants

-poor elderly people

During the second phase, two new categories were introduced to benefit from this program:

- People with HIV / AIDS

- People with addictions

Region Fès-Meknès
Province Ifrane
Annualbudget allowance 2.400.000,00Dh

Transversal program  :

The Transversal program targets project leadershow should be grouped in cooperative or partnerships and must belong todisadvantaged social classes, in particular:

  • young unemployed, in precarious situation
  • women in situations of precariousness and marginalization
  • people with disabilities and active elderly
  • engaged persons in handicrafts, especially those rare or endangered
  • People with good initiatives in product’s local development
  • people in need, carrying projects which encourage the creation of sectors


The INDH guidance note of 2011-2015 favored promoters organized in cooperative and/or economic interest groups (GIE) and encouraged the transformation of associations operating inincome generating activities (AGR) into these professional organizations.

The financial package of the transversal program is based on two main axes, as shown in the table below:

Main axesSecondary axesDistribution of the budgetBudget allowance
IncomeGeneratingActivities section IncomeGeneratingActivities 40% 1.680.000
Accompanying section Provincial Forming and Capacity Building Program 60% 10% 252.000
Provincial Proximity Communication Program 10% 252.000
Implementation of the INDH 10% 252.000
High impact projects 70% 1.764.000
Total 4.200.000