Out of 94 projects included in the Urban Development Program (UDP) of the city of Agadir for the period 2020-2024, the construction of 20 proximity plots in the different districts of the city was one of the first components already completed under the sixth axis of the UDP, dedicated to strengthening basic social facilities and improving the living environment of citizens. Since their delivery in 2021, the Urban Municipality of Agadir, which provides $193.7 million (1.8 billion dirhams) out of $677.6 million (6.297 billion dirhams) of the total amount of the UDP, has considered the need to find the most appropriate management method for the operation of these local areas.
First of all, through the scenario of delegated management during the former mandate, in the framework of a public-private partnership. As a reminder, this management had been designed by the Society of Regional Tourist Development (SDRT) under a tripartite agreement, through the preparation of a business model and specifications relating thereto, in addition to the type of contract, with the launch of the call for expressions of interest (AMI) for the management of these local areas. Secondly, and more recently, the new management team has launched a contractualization process with civil society.
On this last point, the Local Council of Agadir had already proceeded, since December 8th, 2021, to the activation of this last scenario through the launch of the call for projects for the management and animation of these sports areas and the opening of the process of filing applications in favor of neighborhood associations and sports associations. By referring to the grading grid linked to the exploitation of these proximity fields, the contractualization is essentially based on the management and animation strategy proposed by the associations that will soon be selected. For the duration of the contract, it is for one year, renewable twice, depending on the specificities of the management and animation programs proposed by these civil society entities.
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Reservation: a digital platform for sports halls
While waiting for the Agadir City Council to unveil the results of this call for projects, the local authority will support the selected associations through the mobilization of support grants in their favor. At the same time, the Urban Council of Agadir will also assume the thorny issue of the maintenance of these sports facilities and the upkeep of the local fields, including the outdoor facilities. Also, to avoid the slowness of the procedures for booking sports halls, the municipality has called for the realization of a digital platform with two interfaces.
Currently, the design of this digital solution is being finalized to better manage the reservation requests, while ensuring the optimization of the management of the proximity grounds. Requiring more than 70 MDH, the completed proximity courts allow the practice of several disciplines, including mini-football, basketball, tennis, in addition to other activities such as skateboarding, surfing in Anza, and petanque. In total, four proximity fields have already been developed in the locality of Anza, eight in Agadir-Center and Agadir-Ocean, and eight others in Bensergao and Tikiouine. In detail, these plots were designed by the Local Development Company (SDL) Agadir Souss-Massa Development in the main areas of the city of Agadir, including the cornice of Anza, Taddart, Hassania, Al Massira, Bouargane, El Houda, Salam or Abaraz and Assaka in addition to the neighborhood Zaitoune Tikiouine and Ibn Zaydoun Park in downtown.
The choice of land, based on several criteria
The choice of these sites is not fortuitous since it was based on several criteria, including their accessibility, the urban density of the targeted neighborhoods, in addition to the flatness and the land and urban situation. Started on June 24, 2020, the development work of these proximity lands was completed during the 4th quarter of 2021.
Surrounded by a fence, these 20 proximity fields offer the conditions required for the practice of sports, as they have flexible floors, synthetic turf, solar lighting, playground, sports equipment, street furniture, and vegetation around them. Their development also reflects a policy that promotes both the social inclusion of young people and their development in the various neighborhoods of the city, through the practice of sports and access to local sports facilities.
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