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Experimental Wheat Cultivation Project enters Phase 3

Experimental Wheat Cultivation Project enters Phase 3
Date:November 27, 2014|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

​GIS - 27 November 2014: The experimental wheat cultivation project, launched since 2012 by the Mauritius Research Council (MRC), has entered Phase three with the upscaling of the project on 12 acres of land at Cluny. The project collaborators are V


Prime Minister attends 100th anniversary of School of Agriculture

Prime Minister attends 100th anniversary of School of Agriculture
Date:October 14, 2014|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security--Education & Training

​GIS – 14 October 2014: An educational system’s first mission is to grow and nurture a collaborative, cultivated, intellectually-agile and responsible citizenry, the Prime Minister, Dr Navinchandra Ramgoolam, GCSK, FRCP, said yesterday. He was speak


Government allocates land to former planters of Terre Rouge Land Settlement

Government allocates land to former planters of Terre Rouge Land Settlement
Date:September 17, 2014|Domain:Public Infrastructure--Agriculture and Food Security--Youth & Sports

​GIS - 17 September, 2014: Some 86 beneficiaries who participated in a drawing of lots ceremony have been allocated a plot of land for residential construction at Khoyratty. The ceremony was held yesterday at the Sir Harilal Vaghjee Memorial Hall in


Minister Faugoo opens workshop on SSR Botanic Garden Management Plan

Minister Faugoo opens workshop on SSR Botanic Garden Management Plan
Date:September 09, 2014|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

GIS - 09 September, 2014: In a bid  to ensure that the Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Botanic Garden (SSRBG) assumes its multifunctional role fully, a  management plan with the objective of developing  a clear framework for effective management over the


Agro-Industry Minister launches FAREI

Agro-Industry Minister launches FAREI
Date:September 03, 2014|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

GIS - 03 September, 2014: In order to sustain progress and achievement, institutions cannot do business as usual. They have to innovate and revisit their work culture. The institutions have to become more efficient, more effective and more responsiv


Several measures taken by Agro-Industry Ministry

Several measures taken by Agro-Industry Ministry
Date:August 26, 2014|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

GIS - 26 August, 2014:  The Ministry of agro-Industry and Food Security has taken a series of measures relating to the Ebola Virus Disease, the reorganisation of its Agricultural Planning and Analysis Unit, the import of livestock and the control of


2015 Pre Budget Consultations: Consultative Meeting on Agro-Industry Sector

2015 Pre Budget Consultations: Consultative Meeting on Agro-Industry Sector
Date:July 31, 2014|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security--Economy & Finance

GIS - 31 July, 2014: The Agro-Industry sector was the focus of a consultative meeting held yesterday in Port Louis under the chairmanship of the Permanent Secretary of the Minister of Agro Industry and Food Security, Mr A.K. Hoolass, in the context


Government Grants 80% advance to Small and Medium Sugarcane Planters

Government Grants 80% advance to Small and Medium Sugarcane Planters
Date:July 04, 2014|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

​GIS - 04 July, 2014: Despite the various daunting challenges that the sugarcane sector have been facing during the recent years, Government has since come forward with various schemes to ensure that this sector remains viable and resilient. Governm


HRDC: Identifying new skills needs to service the agro-industry sector

Date:June 24, 2014|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security--Education & Training--Employment/Labour

​GIS - 24 June, 2014: In the wake of changes operating in the agro-industry sector, a new revised set of skills and competencies is needed on the part of job seekers to address the new challenges ahead. On that score, a Skills Interface Platform for


Mauritius endorses the Country Programming Framework 2014-2019

Mauritius endorses the Country Programming Framework 2014-2019
Date:June 17, 2014|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

GIS – 17 June 2014: The Country Programming Framework (CPF) for Mauritius for the period 2014-2019 which establishes the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) support to Mauritius in agri-business development and agro value chain, promotion of sus