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Development Bank of Mauritius signs Framework Agreement with African Solidarity Fund

Development Bank of Mauritius signs Framework Agreement with African Solidarity Fund
Date:December 19, 2018|Domain:Economy & Finance--Business & Industry

GIS – 19 December, 2018: A Framework Agreement for Cooperation, to help achieve Government's vision to support innovation and business development, growth and job creation, was signed yesterday between the African Solidarity Fund (ASF) and the Devel


Minister Bholah highlights major achievements of his Ministry for 2018

Minister Bholah highlights major achievements of his Ministry for 2018
Date:December 19, 2018|Domain:Business & Industry

GIS - 19 December, 2018: The key achievements for the year 2018 in the Business, Enterprise and Cooperatives sectors were outlined by the Minister of Business, Enterprise and Cooperatives, Mr Soomilduth Bholah, yesterday during a press conference in


Three new SME schemes and Phase II of the SME Portal project launched

Three new SME schemes and Phase II of the SME Portal project launched
Date:December 14, 2018|Domain:Business & Industry

GIS - 14 December, 2018: Three new schemes of the SME Mauritius Ltd and Phase II of the SME Portal project, were launched yesterday in Port-Louis.  The schemes are: Certification Scheme, SME Productivity Improvement Programme, and, Foreign Expertise


Minister Gungah reiterates Government’s objective to develop creative industry in Mauritius

Minister Gungah reiterates Government’s objective to develop creative industry in Mauritius
Date:December 13, 2018|Domain:Business & Industry

GIS – 13 December, 2018: A graduation ceremony for some 170 students of the Fashion and Design Institute (FDI) and the University of Technology, Mauritius, was held yesterday at the Octave Wiehe Auditorium, in Réduit.  These students have successful


Minister Bholah urges cooperatives to be Fairtrade certified

Minister Bholah urges cooperatives to be Fairtrade certified
Date:December 04, 2018|Domain:Business & Industry

GIS - 04 December, 2018: A site visit was conducted by the Minister of Business, Enterprise and Cooperatives, Mr Soomilduth Bholah, yesterday at the sugarcane fields of Eastern Laventure Multipurpose Cooperative Society, a certified Fairtrade Cooper


Minister Bholah pleads for alternative ways for a vibrant cooperatives sector

Minister Bholah pleads for alternative ways for a vibrant cooperatives sector
Date:November 29, 2018|Domain:Business & Industry

GIS – 29 November 2018: A half-day workshop focusing on the theme “Building a vibrant and sustainable cooperatives sector” was held today in presence of the Minister of Business, Enterprise and Cooperatives, Mr Soomilduth Bholah, at the National Coo


VPM Jeewa-Daureeawoo hands over Leadership Development Certificates to Women Entrepreneurs

VPM Jeewa-Daureeawoo hands over Leadership Development Certificates to Women Entrepreneurs
Date:November 23, 2018|Domain:Gender--Business & Industry

GIS – 23 November 2018: Certificates were awarded, yesterday, to 44 women entrepreneurs registered with the National Women Entrepreneur Council (NWEC), who have followed the Leadership Development Training Programme during a ceremony held at the Nat


Women entrepreneurship is a sector which must be exploited to its full potential

Women entrepreneurship is a sector which must be exploited to its full potential
Date:November 16, 2018|Domain:Gender--Business & Industry

GIS – 16 November 2018: Women entrepreneurs make a substantial contribution to the national economy through their participation in start-ups and their growth in small and medium businesses. Women entrepreneurship is therefore a sector which must be


Minister Bholah expresses his firm determination to support cooperatives

Minister Bholah expresses his firm determination to support cooperatives
Date:November 15, 2018|Domain:Business & Industry

GIS – 15 November 2018: The Minister of Business, Enterprise and Cooperatives, Mr Soomilduth Bholah, highlighted major achievements which have been realised during the past 105 years by the cooperative movement in Mauritius and expressed his firm de


Novel Agricultural Technologies displayed at Wooton Station

Novel Agricultural Technologies displayed at Wooton Station
Date:November 15, 2018|Domain:Business & Industry--Agriculture and Food Security

GIS – 15 November 2018: An Open Day showcasing novel agricultural technologies of the Food and Agricultural Research and Extension Institute (FAREI) Wooton Crop Research Station was launched today at the Farmers Training School in Wooton. The Acting