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Mauritius and Niger undertake to strengthen bilateral and cooperation ties

 Mauritius and Niger undertake to strengthen bilateral and cooperation ties
Date:December 04, 2019|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security--Judiciary--International Relations--Foreign Affairs

GIS - 04 December, 2019: Mauritius and Niger are committed to promote economic development and strengthen bilateral ties between the two countries. In this context, the Minister of Justice of Niger, Mr Marou Amadou, had a working session, today, wit


Omnicane Milling first African sugar factory to obtain BONSUCRO certification

Omnicane Milling first African sugar factory to obtain BONSUCRO certification
Date:November 26, 2019|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

GIS - 26 november, 2019: The Omnicane sugar refinery, operating at La Baraque, is the first African sugar production unit to win the prestigious Bonsucro certification during an award ceremony held at Holiday Inn Mauritius Mon Trésor Plaine Magnien


Sensitisation workshop focuses on SADC Regional Agricultural Policy

Sensitisation workshop focuses on SADC Regional Agricultural Policy
Date:November 26, 2019|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

GIS – 26 November, 2019: A national stakeholders sensitisation workshop on the SADC Regional Agricultural Policy opened, yesterday, at the Holiday Inn Hotel, Mon Trésor, Plaine Magnien. The Attorney General, Minister of Agro-Industry and Food Securi


Launching of the Mauritius Trade Link (DVS Import Permit and Clearance Modules)

Launching of the Mauritius Trade Link (DVS Import Permit and Clearance Modules)
Date:October 14, 2019|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

GIS - 14 October, 2019: The Livestock and Veterinary Division of the Ministry of Agro-Industry and Food Security will launch the Mauritius TradeLink (DVS Import Permit and Clearance Modules) tomorrow, 15 October 2019. As from this date, the follow


Cane Replantation Scheme for Crop 2019: Increase in financial grant

Cane Replantation Scheme for Crop 2019: Increase in financial grant
Date:October 07, 2019|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

GIS - 07 October, 2019: Government is implementing several measures with the aim to providing direct financial assistance to sugarcane planters. The grant allocated under the Cane Replantation Scheme for Crop 2019 has been increased from Rs71 000/ha


Reopening of Salazie Sheep Reproduction Farm

Reopening of Salazie Sheep Reproduction Farm
Date:September 27, 2019|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

GIS - 27 September, 2019: The Salazie Sheep Reproduction Farm which seized its operations in 2006, has been reopened with the objective to increase the reproduction of sheep in Mauritius and give an additional boost to the sector. The re-opening cer


Opening of First Agricultural Science Exchange Forum

Opening of First Agricultural Science Exchange Forum
Date:September 12, 2019|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

GIS - 12 September, 2019: The first Agricultural Science Exchange Forum on the theme “Challenges and Strategies for Agricultural Resilience”, opened this morning at La Canelle Restaurant, Domaine Les Pailles, in presence of the Minister of Agro Indu


Fruit Fly Rearing Facility inaugurated to control fruit flies

Fruit Fly Rearing Facility inaugurated to control fruit flies
Date:August 22, 2019|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

GIS - 22 August, 2019: The inauguration of the Fruit Fly Rearing Facility, a mass rearing system producing high quality insects to the tune of Rs 50 million, aiming to control fruit fly population was inaugurated today at Réduit by the Minister of A


Winter Allowance to tea planters doubles in 2019

Winter Allowance to tea planters doubles in 2019
Date:August 22, 2019|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

GIS – 22 August, 2019: The Winter Allowance to tea planters has been doubled this year so as to enable planters to better cater for their needs during the low harvest winter season, stated the Minister of Agro-Industry and Food Security, Mr Mahen Se


Measures taken to address shortfall in production of certain crops highlighted by Agro-Industry Minister

Measures taken to address shortfall in production of certain crops highlighted by Agro-Industry Minister
Date:July 31, 2019|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

GIS - 31 July, 2019: The production of potato from 2015 to 2018 increased from 16, 427 tons to some 18, 500 tons and a further rise of some 2, 000 tons is expected this year if climatic conditions are favourable. Moreover, a series of measures are b