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SADC/JICA project: 5th Joint Coordination Committee Meeting kicks off

SADC/JICA project: 5th Joint Coordination Committee Meeting kicks off
Date:May 14, 2019|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

GIS – 14 May, 2019: The 5th Joint Coordination Committee (JCC) Meeting of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) / Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Project on Forest Conservation and Sustainable Management of Forest Resources


Pre-Budget 2019-2020 consultations: Meeting with stakeholders of the Agro Industry sector

Pre-Budget 2019-2020 consultations: Meeting with stakeholders of the Agro Industry sector
Date:May 10, 2019|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

​ GIS – 10 May 2019: The Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs, External Communications and National Development Unit, Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, met, yesterday afternoon, key stakeholders of the Agro


Workshop on re-designation of Biosphere Reserves in Mauritius

Workshop on re-designation of Biosphere Reserves in Mauritius
Date:May 10, 2019|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

​GIS - 10 May, 2019: An awareness workshop for stakeholders on the re-designation of Macchabee/Bel Ombre as Biosphere Reserves for onward submission to the UNESCO Man and Biosphere Programme was held, yesterday, at the Gold Crest Hotel, Quatre Borne


Strengthening National Food Safety and Plant Health Protection Systems in Mauritius

Strengthening National Food Safety and Plant Health Protection Systems in Mauritius
Date:March 29, 2019|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

GIS – 29 March, 2019: The Final Project Workshop of the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) under the Technical Cooperation Programme entitled, “Support for Strengthening the National Food Safety and Plant Health Protection Systems in Mauritius”


Breadfruit Day: Planters encouraged to set up orchard

Breadfruit Day: Planters encouraged to set up orchard
Date:March 25, 2019|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

GIS - 25 March, 2019: In view of valorising the multiple potentials and benefits of breadfruit as well as encouraging planters to set up breadfruit orchards, the Breadfruit Day was observed on Friday 22 March 2019 at Chateau Mon Plaisir, Pamplemouss


Minister Seeruttun urges the youth to join and develop the agricultural sector

Minister Seeruttun urges the youth to join and develop the agricultural sector
Date:March 21, 2019|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

GIS - 21 March, 2019: The youth should join the agricultural sector so that the country can become self-sufficient in food crops and with view to encouraging them, Government is providing several incentives so that they develop an interest in the ag


Mauritius set to become an organic island, states Agro-Industry Minister

Mauritius set to become an organic island, states Agro-Industry Minister
Date:March 20, 2019|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

​GIS– 20 March, 2019: One of the aims of Government is to transform Mauritius into an organic island in the near future, through different projects implemented by the Ministry of Agro-Industry and Food Security, as well as other institutions. Citize


Professionals and experts reflect on recommendations and policies for a prosperous agricultural sector

Professionals and experts reflect on recommendations and policies for a prosperous agricultural sector
Date:March 14, 2019|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

GIS - 14 March, 2019: A one-day workshop, aiming at encouraging professionals and experts of both public and private bodies to reflect on recommendations, policies, tools and resources that will lead to a prosperous agricultural sector in Mauritius,


Youth urged to adopt new technology in the agricultural sector

Youth urged to adopt new technology in the agricultural sector
Date:March 07, 2019|Domain:Youth & Sports--Agriculture and Food Security

GIS - 07 March, 2019: Youth must be encouraged to adopt new technology and new agricultural methods which will ultimately help increase crop productivity. This, will in turn ensure food and agriculture security for the population in the face of clim


Launch of Crop Loss Compensation Scheme for planters

Launch of Crop Loss Compensation Scheme for planters
Date:February 28, 2019|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

GIS - 28 February, 2019: The Crop Loss Compensation Scheme for the benefit of small non-sugar planters registered with the Small Farmers Welfare Fund (SFWF) was launched, yesterday, in Nouvelle France by the Minister of Agro-Industry and Food Securi