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Budget 2019-2020: Facing the challenge of Climate Change and Building resilience for environment

Date:June 14, 2019|Domain:Environment

GIS - 14 June, 2019: Environmental resilience along with the sustainability of our country’s development in the wake of challenges poised by climate change effects on Small Island Developing States remain major concerns for the Government and the po


Mauritius to host 2nd Edition of the Ministerial Conference on Maritime Security

Mauritius to host 2nd Edition of the Ministerial Conference on Maritime Security
Date:June 12, 2019|Domain:Fisheries--Environment

GIS - 12 June, 2019: Mauritius will host the 2nd Edition of the Ministerial Conference on Maritime Security and the 22nd Plenary session of the Contact Group on Piracy off the Coast of Somalia (CGPCS) from 18 to 20 June 2019 with aim to follow-up an


World Environment Day 2019 raises alarm on air pollution

World Environment Day 2019 raises alarm on air pollution
Date:June 10, 2019|Domain:Environment

GIS - 10 June, 2019: Various activities including a tree planting campaign, beaches and lagoons clean-up, nature discovery tours at discounted rates and free guided tours for the general public in glass bottom boats at Blue Bay Marine Park, organise


International Day for Biological Diversity: Endemic Plant Awareness Centre inaugurated

International Day for Biological Diversity: Endemic Plant Awareness Centre inaugurated
Date:May 30, 2019|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security--Environment--Sustainable Development

GIS – 30 May  2019: An Awareness Centre and a Pink Pigeon Display Facility were inaugurated, yesterday, by the Minister of Agro-Industry and Food Security, Mr Mahen Seeruttun, at the Vallée d’Osterlog Endemic Garden in Le Val.  The inaugural ceremon


Workshop empowering women to become climate resilient

Workshop empowering women to become climate resilient
Date:May 30, 2019|Domain:Gender--Sustainable Development--Environment

GIS – 30 May  2019: A one day workshop on the theme “Women Empowerment in Disaster Risk Reduction and Enhancing Resilience against Extreme Weather”, an initiative of the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Centre and the Mauritius Meteor


Capacity Building in coastal risk management

Capacity Building in coastal risk management
Date:May 28, 2019|Domain:Environment--Sustainable Development

GIS – 28 May  2019: A training workshop on Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), aiming to build capacity in coastal risk management and enhance the EIA procedures based on international best practices opened, this morning, at the Pearle Beach Reso


Mauritians urged to rethink consumption patterns to help save planet Earth

Mauritians urged to rethink consumption patterns to help save planet Earth
Date:April 22, 2019|Domain:Environment

GIS – 22 April, 2019: World Earth Day 2019 was marked, today, by the launching of a series of activities during a ceremony held at the Black River Gorges National Park.  A poster on illegal dumping was also launched and medicinal plants were distrib


Flooding at Fond du Sac: Financial compensation to the tune of Rs 1,8 million being paid to households affected by floods and necessary measures being taken, says Minister Sinatambou

Flooding at Fond du Sac: Financial compensation to the tune of Rs 1,8 million being paid to households affected by floods and necessary measures being taken, says Minister Sinatambou
Date:April 17, 2019|Domain:Social Security--Environment

GIS - 17 April, 2019: A financial compensation to the tune of Rs 1,8 million is being paid to the 111 households affected by the flooding at Fond du Sac, as decided by the Prime Minister’s Relief Fund Board. Each adult will be paid Rs 6 000 while an


DRWOS: Mauritius joins the league of nations equipped with state-of-art technology for weather observation, says PM

DRWOS: Mauritius joins the league of nations equipped with state-of-art technology for weather observation, says PM
Date:April 04, 2019|Domain:Environment

​GIS - 04 April, 2019: The Doppler Radar Weather Observation Station (DRWOS), a first of its kind in the Indian Ocean region, is an instrumental and sophisticated system that is of utmost necessity for Small Island States such as Mauritius. It is a


Prime Minister inaugurates Doppler Radar Weather Observation Station

Prime Minister inaugurates Doppler Radar Weather Observation Station
Date:April 03, 2019|Domain:Environment

GIS – 03 April, 2019: The Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs, External Communications and National Development Unit, Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, inaugurated, this afternoon, the Doppler Radar Weathe