Date:December 21, 2016|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security
GIS - 21 December, 2016: The Sugar Industry Efficiency (Amendment) Bill aiming to amend the Sugar Industry Efficiency Act to prepare the sugarcane industry to face challenges in view of the abolition of European Union (EU) country sugar quotas and i
Date:December 08, 2016|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security--Education & Training
GIS - 08 December, 2016: A total of 53 trainees who have completed a five-day Training of Trainees module in Organic Crop Production, under the programme Support for the development of organic farming and institutional capacity building in Mauritius
Date:December 05, 2016|Domain:Business & Industry--Agriculture and Food Security
GIS - 05 December, 2016: A three-day Agricultural Cooperative Fair showcased the manufactured products of various cooperatives from 2 December to 4 December 2016, at Maison des Eleveurs, Henrietta.
The objective of the Fair, organised by the Minist
Date:November 09, 2016|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security--Business & Industry
GIS - 09 November, 2016: Ninety–seven sugar cane planters of the factory area of former St Antoine Sugar Factory received cheques amounting to Rs 231,954 yesterday from the Saint Antoine Planters Co-operative Trust (SAPCT) at the Goodlands Social We
Date:October 19, 2016|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security
GIS – 19 October 2016: A workshop on organic agriculture legislation, under the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) sponsored project Support for the development of organic farming and institutional capacity building in Mauritius, opened this mo
Date:October 12, 2016|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security
GIS - 12 October, 2016: World Food Day which is observed annually on 16 October will be marked this year by a national agricultural show which will be held at Domaine Les Pailles on 15 and 16 October. This initiative of the Ministry of Agro-Industry
Date:October 07, 2016|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security
GIS – 07 October, 2016: The national campaign on MauriGAP, the acronym for Mauritius Good Agricultural Practices, Level 1 Standard which is the basic standard for bio farming, was launched yesterday at Ebène by the Minister of Agro-Industry and Food
Date:October 06, 2016|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security
GIS - 06 October, 2016: The tea sector support scheme to give a new boost to the tea industry was launched yesterday at Nouvelle France by the Minister of Agro-Industry and Food Security, Mr Mahen Seeruttun.
In the 80’s, Mauritius used to prod
Date:September 30, 2016|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security
GIS - 30 September, 2016: Government has always attached great importance to the sugarcane industry and has all the time taken appropriate actions and brought necessary reforms to enable the sector meet the different challenges that have arisen over
Date:September 22, 2016|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security
GIS – 22 September 2016: The European Union (EU) has donated 300 000 vaccines to the Ministry of Agro-Industry and Food Security to help Mauritius in the vaccination campaign against Food and Mouth Disease (FMD).
The handing over ceremony was held