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Report of the Ministerial Committee chaired by Vice-Prime Minister Jeewa-Daureeawoo

Report of the Ministerial Committee chaired by Vice-Prime Minister Jeewa-Daureeawoo
Date:December 31, 2018|Domain:Environment

GIS - 31 December, 2018: Government took note of the Report of the Ministerial Committee, chaired by the Vice-Prime Minister, Minister of Local Government and Outer Islands, Minister of Gender Equality, Child Development and Family Welfare, Mrs F. J


Sensitisation campaign on safety and cleanliness at beaches to be launched at Belle Mare

Sensitisation campaign on safety and cleanliness at beaches to be launched at Belle Mare
Date:December 26, 2018|Domain:Environment

​GIS - 26 December 2018: A campaign to further sensitise the population on safety measures at sea and on the importance of keeping the beaches clean as well refraining to litter on the beaches will be launched tomorrow at Belle Mare.   The Acting M


Joint Monitoring Framework to guide and coordinate European Union-Mauritius climate actions

Joint Monitoring Framework to guide and coordinate European Union-Mauritius climate actions
Date:December 18, 2018|Domain:Environment

GIS – 18 December, 2018: Climate change is one of the most daunting challenges which humanity is facing and is affecting all aspects of the development agenda, from poverty eradication to healthcare, and from economic growth to disaster risk reducti


Eco-Schools Programme 2018: Students encouraged to become environmentally conscious

Eco-Schools Programme 2018: Students encouraged to become environmentally conscious
Date:December 14, 2018|Domain:Education & Training--Environment

GIS – 14 December, 2018: An award ceremony, for primary and secondary students who participated in the Eco-Schools Programme 2018, was held yesterday at the Auditorium of Mahatma Gandhi Institute, in Moka.  The programme targets primary and secondar


Much progress is being accomplished in the renewable energy production sector, says DPM

Much progress is being accomplished in the renewable energy production sector, says DPM
Date:November 30, 2018|Domain:Public Utilities--Sustainable Development--Environment

GIS – 30 November 2018: A credit facility agreement to support the Green Climate Fund project ‘Accelerating the Transformational Shift to a Low-Carbon Economy in the Republic of Mauritius’ was signed by the Director of the Agence Française de Dévelo


Workshop to empower participants on the use of geospatial techniques

Workshop to empower participants on the use of geospatial techniques
Date:November 13, 2018|Domain:Environment--Agriculture and Food Security

GIS – 13 November 2018: A capacity-building workshop on Geographical Information System (GIS), specifically on geospatial technique to assess land use, land use change and forestry under the Republic of Mauritius’s Biennial Update Report opened, yes


International Day for Disaster Reduction Handing over of Community Disaster Response Kits

International Day for Disaster Reduction Handing over of Community Disaster Response Kits
Date:October 15, 2018|Domain:Environment

​GIS - 15 October, 2018: Volunteers of the region of Bel Ombre who were trained as part of the Community Disaster Response Programme (CDRP) received Community Disaster Response Team kits during a ceremony held on 13 October 2018 at Bel Ombre footbal


Post Disaster Needs Assessment training held in Domaine Les Pailles

Post Disaster Needs Assessment training held in Domaine Les Pailles
Date:October 09, 2018|Domain:Environment

GIS – 09 October, 2018: A Post Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA) training, aimed at establishing a national cadre for Officials to undertake needs assessment and formulate recovery frameworks in Mauritius, kicked off yesterday at La Canelle, Domaine


First batch of ten Local Disaster Management Coordinators recruited

First batch of ten Local Disaster Management Coordinators recruited
Date:October 03, 2018|Domain:Environment

GIS  – 03 October, 2018: Ten Local Disaster Management Coordinators (LDMC) who successfully completed a five-day induction programme received yesterday their certificates from the Vice-Prime Minister, Minister of Local Government and Outer Islands,


Mauritius to benefit from AFD’s Adapt’Action Programme

Mauritius to benefit from AFD’s Adapt’Action Programme
Date:September 26, 2018|Domain:Environment

GIS - 26 September, 2018: The Adapt’Action programme of the Agence Française de Développement (AFD) aimed at providing technical assistance to countries seeking technical assistance for the institutional, methodological and operational implementatio