Said El Bennani is from Kalaat M’Gouna and joined HAF in 2016 as a volunteer. His undergraduate degree is in Human Geography at Cadi Ayyad University in Marrakech. Since 2017, he has been a project manager supporting the rapidly growing tree nursery program with farmers, students, teachers, school administration staff, members of cooperatives, and local government officials in a wide range of areas in Morocco. Said was a Fellow at the Civil Society Engagement Program in May 2019, with the United States Department of Agriculture in Amherst. He is dedicated to helping his country to be a model of human development.