Rabat - Moroccan farmers are scrutinizing the stubbornly blue sky while the Azan of the kingdom’s mosques is calling the worshipers to join in the “rain prayer.” In this late November, the risk of drought is churning stomachs in Morocco, a country which economy literally depends on the heavens.

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Chaima Lahsini is freelance journalist and activist with the Al-Fam collective in Rabat.