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Launching of the Mauritius Trade Link (DVS Import Permit and Clearance Modules)

Launching of the Mauritius Trade Link (DVS Import Permit and Clearance Modules)
Date:October 14, 2019|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

GIS - 14 October, 2019: The Livestock and Veterinary Division of the Ministry of Agro-Industry and Food Security will launch the Mauritius TradeLink (DVS Import Permit and Clearance Modules) tomorrow, 15 October 2019. As from this date, the follow


Cane Replantation Scheme for Crop 2019: Increase in financial grant

Cane Replantation Scheme for Crop 2019: Increase in financial grant
Date:October 07, 2019|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

GIS - 07 October, 2019: Government is implementing several measures with the aim to providing direct financial assistance to sugarcane planters. The grant allocated under the Cane Replantation Scheme for Crop 2019 has been increased from Rs71 000/ha


Reopening of Salazie Sheep Reproduction Farm

Reopening of Salazie Sheep Reproduction Farm
Date:September 27, 2019|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

GIS - 27 September, 2019: The Salazie Sheep Reproduction Farm which seized its operations in 2006, has been reopened with the objective to increase the reproduction of sheep in Mauritius and give an additional boost to the sector. The re-opening cer


Opening of First Agricultural Science Exchange Forum

Opening of First Agricultural Science Exchange Forum
Date:September 12, 2019|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

GIS - 12 September, 2019: The first Agricultural Science Exchange Forum on the theme “Challenges and Strategies for Agricultural Resilience”, opened this morning at La Canelle Restaurant, Domaine Les Pailles, in presence of the Minister of Agro Indu


Fruit Fly Rearing Facility inaugurated to control fruit flies

Fruit Fly Rearing Facility inaugurated to control fruit flies
Date:August 22, 2019|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

GIS - 22 August, 2019: The inauguration of the Fruit Fly Rearing Facility, a mass rearing system producing high quality insects to the tune of Rs 50 million, aiming to control fruit fly population was inaugurated today at Réduit by the Minister of A


Winter Allowance to tea planters doubles in 2019

Winter Allowance to tea planters doubles in 2019
Date:August 22, 2019|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

GIS – 22 August, 2019: The Winter Allowance to tea planters has been doubled this year so as to enable planters to better cater for their needs during the low harvest winter season, stated the Minister of Agro-Industry and Food Security, Mr Mahen Se


Measures taken to address shortfall in production of certain crops highlighted by Agro-Industry Minister

Measures taken to address shortfall in production of certain crops highlighted by Agro-Industry Minister
Date:July 31, 2019|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

GIS - 31 July, 2019: The production of potato from 2015 to 2018 increased from 16, 427 tons to some 18, 500 tons and a further rise of some 2, 000 tons is expected this year if climatic conditions are favourable. Moreover, a series of measures are b


IOIG 2019: Two Gold Medals in Judo finals for Mauritius

IOIG 2019: Two Gold Medals in Judo finals for Mauritius
Date:July 24, 2019|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

GIS - 24 July, 2019: Mauritius bagged, yesterday, seven medals out of which two gold, in the second day of the Judo finals competition held at Côte d’Or national sports complex. The Prime Minister and Minister of Home Affairs, External Communicatio


Diversification is key to ensuring sustainability of the sugarcane industry, says Prime Minister

Diversification is key to ensuring sustainability of the sugarcane industry, says Prime Minister
Date:July 19, 2019|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

GIS - 19 July, 2019: Government is committed to supporting small planters for more diversified agricultural ventures and ensure sustainability of the sugarcane industry in Mauritius, stated the Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs, External Comm


Reform in the sugarcane sector a necessity, says Prime Minister

Reform in the sugarcane sector a necessity, says Prime Minister
Date:July 12, 2019|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

​GIS - 12 July, 2019: Government’s objective is to cater for the well-being of everyone involved in the sugarcane industry and to ensure that the sector remains viable and profitable. A reform is essential to boost the sector wherein diversification