Professor Tola Atinmo
Federation of African Nutrition Societies (FANUS)
Department of Human Nutrition
University of Ibadan
Tel: +234 802 324 5055
Vice Presidents

Prof Ruth Oniango - East Africa

Prof Rekia Belahsen - North Africa

Prof Pauline Kuzwayo - South Africa
Secretary General

Prof. Joyce Kinabo
Department of Food Science and Technology
Sokoine University of Agriculture
Tel: +232-604402
Tel: +232-603511-4 Ext 4419-22
Assistant Secretary

Mr Joe Mutuku

Prof Este Vorster
Council Members

Dr Ridha Mokni

Dr Pierre Adou

Prof Carl Mbofung

Dr Eric Ategbo

Mrs Beatrice Eluaka

Travel Information
Location of Ouarzazate
Ouarzazate is located in the southern Morocco at 30.9216667 N , 6.9175 W (latitude, longitude)
Local Time
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)

Internal travel:
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.

Eating places:
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.