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Minister Seeruttun urges the youth to join and develop the agricultural sector

Minister Seeruttun urges the youth to join and develop the agricultural sector
Date:March 21, 2019|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

GIS - 21 March, 2019: The youth should join the agricultural sector so that the country can become self-sufficient in food crops and with view to encouraging them, Government is providing several incentives so that they develop an interest in the ag


Mauritius set to become an organic island, states Agro-Industry Minister

Mauritius set to become an organic island, states Agro-Industry Minister
Date:March 20, 2019|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

​GIS– 20 March, 2019: One of the aims of Government is to transform Mauritius into an organic island in the near future, through different projects implemented by the Ministry of Agro-Industry and Food Security, as well as other institutions. Citize


Professionals and experts reflect on recommendations and policies for a prosperous agricultural sector

Professionals and experts reflect on recommendations and policies for a prosperous agricultural sector
Date:March 14, 2019|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

GIS - 14 March, 2019: A one-day workshop, aiming at encouraging professionals and experts of both public and private bodies to reflect on recommendations, policies, tools and resources that will lead to a prosperous agricultural sector in Mauritius,


Youth urged to adopt new technology in the agricultural sector

Youth urged to adopt new technology in the agricultural sector
Date:March 07, 2019|Domain:Youth & Sports--Agriculture and Food Security

GIS - 07 March, 2019: Youth must be encouraged to adopt new technology and new agricultural methods which will ultimately help increase crop productivity. This, will in turn ensure food and agriculture security for the population in the face of clim


Launch of Crop Loss Compensation Scheme for planters

Launch of Crop Loss Compensation Scheme for planters
Date:February 28, 2019|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

GIS - 28 February, 2019: The Crop Loss Compensation Scheme for the benefit of small non-sugar planters registered with the Small Farmers Welfare Fund (SFWF) was launched, yesterday, in Nouvelle France by the Minister of Agro-Industry and Food Securi


Safeguard wetlands to maintain a resilient ecosystem, says Minister Seeruttun

Safeguard wetlands to maintain a resilient ecosystem, says Minister Seeruttun
Date:February 07, 2019|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

GIS - 07 February, 2019: ‘Wetlands have a huge contribution in preserving the habitat of various species and maintaining a resilient ecosystem. We all need to double our efforts for safeguarding wetlands and sensitising the population about its sign


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,