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Laying of foundation stone of National Wholesale Market at Wooton

Laying of foundation stone of National Wholesale Market at Wooton
Date:January 18, 2019|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

GIS - 18 January, 2019: The construction of a National Wholesale Market, with necessary amenities, fits in Government’s vision of a modern country that promotes food security for its population and responds to the needs of planters in face of challe


Minister Seeruttun announces introduction of a New Animal Health Bill

Minister Seeruttun announces introduction of a New Animal Health Bill
Date:January 16, 2019|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

GIS - 16 January, 2019: A New Animal Health Bill will be introduced this year in order to further reinforce biosecurity in the livestock sector and the Plant Protection Act of 2006 will also be reviewed. These measures are in line with Government’s


Minister Seeruttun launches Land Mechanisation Support Scheme

Minister Seeruttun launches Land Mechanisation Support Scheme
Date:January 09, 2019|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

GIS – 09 January, 2019: The Minister of Agro-Industry and Food Security, Mr Mahen Seeruttun, launched the Land Mechanisation Support Scheme yesterday at La Brasserie Road, La Marie, in the presence of the Minister of Public Infrastructure and Land T


Agro-Industry Minister announces additional financial support to small sugarcane planters

Agro-Industry Minister announces additional financial support to small sugarcane planters
Date:December 11, 2018|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

GIS - 11 December, 2018: An additional financial support of Rs 257 per ton of sugarcane will be provided to planters producing up to 60 tonnes of sugar for the 2018 Crop, announced the Minister of Agro-Industry and Food Security, Mr Mahen Seeruttun,


UNDP contributes to reforestation of La Citadelle

UNDP contributes to reforestation of La Citadelle
Date:December 04, 2018|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

GIS - 04 December, 2018: A tree planting ceremony was held, yesterday, at La Citadelle in Port Louis to mark the United Nations (UN) Day 2018 which is celebrated annually on 24 October to highlight the global efforts and achievements of the United N


Novel Agricultural Technologies displayed at Wooton Station

Novel Agricultural Technologies displayed at Wooton Station
Date:November 15, 2018|Domain:Business & Industry--Agriculture and Food Security

GIS – 15 November 2018: An Open Day showcasing novel agricultural technologies of the Food and Agricultural Research and Extension Institute (FAREI) Wooton Crop Research Station was launched today at the Farmers Training School in Wooton. The Acting


No shortage in supply of raw tuna as from this year, states Foreign Affairs Minister

No shortage in supply of raw tuna as from this year, states Foreign Affairs Minister
Date:November 14, 2018|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security--Fisheries

GIS – 14 November 2018: The Fisheries Partnership Protocol signed between Mauritius and the European Union (EU), last year, will enable local authorities to develop a software that will help them to control the catch of vessels fishing in our countr


Workshop to empower participants on the use of geospatial techniques

Workshop to empower participants on the use of geospatial techniques
Date:November 13, 2018|Domain:Environment--Agriculture and Food Security

GIS – 13 November 2018: A capacity-building workshop on Geographical Information System (GIS), specifically on geospatial technique to assess land use, land use change and forestry under the Republic of Mauritius’s Biennial Update Report opened, yes


Wholesale market to be constructed soon, states Minister Seeruttun

Wholesale market to be constructed soon, states Minister Seeruttun
Date:November 12, 2018|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

​GIS – 12 November 2018: A new wholesale market will soon be constructed at Wooton so that planters can sell their products directly to customers at a more competitive price. The Minister of Agro-Industry and Food Security, Mr Mahen Seeruttun, made


Vouchers for the supply of fertilisers remitted to sugarcane planters

Vouchers for the supply of fertilisers remitted to sugarcane planters
Date:October 29, 2018|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

GIS  – 29 October, 2018: A ceremony to hand over vouchers for the supply of fertilisers to planters cultivating less than 100 ha of sugarcane was held on Friday 26 October 2018 at the Farmers Service Centre in Saint Pierre.   The event was organis