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Government to introduce online shopping of essential goods as from tomorrow

Date:March 26, 2020|Domain:Health--Agriculture and Food Security--Business & Industry--Consumer Protection

GIS – 26 March 2020: The population will be able to purchase essential goods through online shopping as from Friday 27 March 2020, during the lockdown period. Food, beverages, health and sanitary products, and toiletries are what constitute essentia


COVID-19: Minister Gobin encourages sustainable and local food production

COVID-19: Minister Gobin encourages sustainable and local food production
Date:March 18, 2020|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

GIS - 18 March, 2020:The Ministry of Agro-Industry and Food Security is doing its utmost best to reduce the consequential impacts of the pandemic COVID-19 on the national food security level by encouraging self-sufficiency in those agricultural p


Title deeds presented to 27 ex-employees of former sugar estates Mon Loisir and Beau Champ

Title deeds presented to 27 ex-employees of former sugar estates Mon Loisir and Beau Champ
Date:February 27, 2020|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security--Public Infrastructure

GIS – 27 February, 2020: Title deeds were presented to 27 ex-employees of former sugar estates of Mon Loisir and Beau Champ, yesterday afternoon, during a ceremony held at the Club House of Alteo, in Union Flacq.  The event was organised by Alteo Mi


Prime Minister Jugnauth inaugurates Seedling Production Unit in Henrietta

Prime Minister Jugnauth inaugurates Seedling Production Unit in Henrietta
Date:February 27, 2020|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

GIS - 27 February, 2020: The Prime Minister, Minister of Defence, Home Affairs and External Communications, Minister for Rodrigues, Outer Islands and Territorial Integrity, Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, reiterated Government’s commitment to support the


Agricultural Marketing Board’s 18th retail outlet inaugurated in Rivière du Rempart

Agricultural Marketing Board’s 18th retail outlet inaugurated in Rivière du Rempart
Date:February 11, 2020|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

GIS – 11 February, 2020: The 18th retail outlet of the Agricultural Marketing Board (AMB) was inaugurated, yesterday afternoon, in the northern part of Mauritius, at Rivière du Rempart.  The aim is to market high-quality products at reasonable costs


Mauritius-EU: DeSIRA initiative to boost smart agriculture capacity

Mauritius-EU: DeSIRA initiative to boost smart agriculture capacity
Date:February 10, 2020|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

GIS - 10 February, 2020: The Development-Smart Innovation through Research in Agriculture Initiative (DeSIRA), developed by the European Union, aiming at enhancing the research and development capacity of the Food and Agricultural Research and Exten


Wetland Bill in preparation, announces Agro Minister

Wetland Bill in preparation, announces Agro Minister
Date:February 06, 2020|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

GIS - 06 February, 2020: Government in collaboration with United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is preparing a Wetland Bill, under the UNDP project: Mainstreaming Biodiversity into the Management of the Coastal Zone in the Republic of Mauritiu


A global approach to addressing challenges of the sugarcane industry in Mauritius

A global approach to addressing challenges of the sugarcane industry in Mauritius
Date:January 30, 2020|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

GIS - 30 January, 2020: The sugarcane industry is facing, both at local and international levels, numerous challenges and it is important to have a global approach to addressing this issue, stated the Attorney General, Minister of Agro-Industry and


Government boosts support to the sugar cane industry

Government boosts support to the sugar cane industry
Date:January 03, 2020|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

​GIS - 3 Jan 2020: The Sugar Insurance Fund Board will extend the financial support given to small planters for Crop 2018 to other categories of producers, namely, large planters and millers. This measure endorsed by Government is one of the reco