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Equipment donated to Planters of Britannia Organic Zone

Equipment donated to Planters of Britannia Organic Zone
Date:December 20, 2017|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

GIS - 20 December, 2017: Several equipment to the tune of Rs 331 135 were donated yesterday to planters of Britannia Organic Zone at the seat of the Ministry of Agro-Industry and Food Security, Port Louis in the presence of the Minister of Agro-Indu


Government encourages sustainable and safe food production, reiterates Minister Seeruttun

Government encourages sustainable and safe food production, reiterates Minister Seeruttun
Date:December 15, 2017|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

GIS – 15 December, 2017: The promotion of sustainable, climate change resilient and safe food production techniques is one of Government’s major endeavours. In this context, organic farming is not only one of the most sustainable and climate change


Agro-Industry Minister launches National Apiculture Platform

Agro-Industry Minister launches National Apiculture Platform
Date:November 16, 2017|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

GIS - 16 November, 2017: A National Apiculture platform, which will help in creating a greater regional awareness of the potential of the industry as well as lay emphasis on the importance of the domestic beekeeping industry, was launched yesterday


State Land allocated to Chagossian Community to run agricultural training centre

State Land allocated to Chagossian Community to run agricultural training centre
Date:October 26, 2017|Domain:Education & Training--Agriculture and Food Security--International Relations--Public Infrastructure

GIS – 26 October, 2017: The Ministry of Housing and Lands has allocated a plot of State Land of some 500m2 in Pointe aux Sables to the Chagos Refugees Group for the establishment of a training centre in view of providing agricultural and craft/handi


Agro-Industry Ministry organises colloquium on evolution of agriculture in Mauritius

Agro-Industry Ministry organises colloquium on evolution of agriculture in Mauritius
Date:October 16, 2017|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

GIS - 16 October, 2017: A colloquium focusing on the evolution of agriculture in Mauritius opened this morning at the Rajiv Gandhi Science Centre in Bell Village in the presence of the Minister of Agro-Industry and Food Security, Mr Mahen Seeruttun.


World Food Day 2017: Invest in food security and rural development

World Food Day 2017: Invest in food security and rural development
Date:October 11, 2017|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

​GIS - 11 October, 2017: The Ministry of Agro-Industry and Food Security will, in the context of celebrations marking World Food Day 2017, organise a series of activities on the theme chosen by the Food and Agricultural Organization  “Change the Fut


Mauritius should support Africa’s initiative to strengthen livestock development, Agro-Industry Minister says

Mauritius should support Africa’s initiative to strengthen livestock development, Agro-Industry Minister says
Date:October 09, 2017|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

GIS - 09 October, 2017: Initiatives aiming at increasing food security, resilience to climate change and improving livelihood should be encouraged and supported.  It is important for Mauritius in particular to support Africa’s initiative to strength


Government aims at a profitable sugarcane industry, says Minister Seeruttun

Government aims at a profitable sugarcane industry, says Minister Seeruttun
Date:September 25, 2017|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

GIS – 25 September, 2017: Government wants a strong and profitable sugarcane industry. Every stakeholder must work together for the sustainable development and continuous improvement of the sugarcane sector so that the economy can reap benefits from


Safe food for every citizen is a priority for Government, states Minister Seeruttun

Safe food for every citizen is a priority for Government, states Minister Seeruttun
Date:September 21, 2017|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

GIS– 21 September, 2017: Government strongly believes that every citizen has a right to safe food. In fact, food safety is an essential component of food security. Thus, the new project focusing on food safety and plant health is totally in line wit


Crop Insurance Scheme to provide better assistance to planters and breeders, says Agro-Industry Minister

Crop Insurance Scheme to provide better assistance to planters and breeders, says Agro-Industry Minister
Date:September 20, 2017|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

GIS - 20 September, 2017: The ‘Crop Insurance Scheme’ will provide better assistance to planters who nowadays have to face unprecedented situations due to climate change. The scheme will first be implemented on a pilot basis before being extended to