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World Bank Expertise Roped in for Implementing Ocean Economy Roadmap

World Bank Expertise Roped in for Implementing Ocean Economy Roadmap
Date:December 23, 2013|Domain:Environment--Fisheries

GIS – 23 December 2013: In the wake of the implementation of the roadmap of the Ocean Economy, the advisory services of the World Bank have been enlisted for the development of the legislative, regulatory and fiscal framework for the Hydrocarbon and


Workshop Targets Better Preparedness for Environmental Emergencies

Workshop Targets Better Preparedness for Environmental Emergencies
Date:November 18, 2013|Domain:Environment--Sustainable Development

GIS – 18 November 2013: A sub-regional training programme On Beyond Response: Better Preparedness for Environmental Emergencies, organised at the initiative of the Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development, kicked off this morning at Gold


Budgets 2014 Highlights: Promoting an Environmentally Friendly Lifestyle and Cleaner Mauritius

Budgets 2014 Highlights: Promoting an Environmentally Friendly Lifestyle and Cleaner Mauritius
Date:November 15, 2013|Domain:Environment

GIS – 15 November 2014: The 2014 Budget announced a series of measures to build a better Mauritius by promoting an environmentally friendly lifestyle in line with the Maurice Ile Durable (MID) Vision.   For the enhancement of the environment and


Oceanography: Three-Day workshop on Marine Pearl Production Opens Today

Oceanography: Three-Day workshop on Marine Pearl Production Opens Today
Date:October 22, 2013|Domain:Fisheries--Employment/Labour--Education & Training--Environment--Sustainable Development

GIS - 22 October, 2013: A three-day workshop on marine pearl culture organised by the Mauritius Oceanography Institute (MOI) opened this morning at La Cannelle, Domaine Les Pailles. Around 60 participants from the Ministry of Environment and Sustain


Inception Workshop on Coastal Engineering in the Context of Climate Change

Inception Workshop on Coastal Engineering in the Context of Climate Change
Date:October 21, 2013|Domain:Environment

​GIS – 21 October 2013: An Inception Workshop on Coastal Engineering organised at the initiative of the Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development, with the collaboration of the University of Mauritius, opened this morning at the Interconti


Meteorological Services to Introduce Forecasting Model for Seven Days

Meteorological Services to Introduce Forecasting Model for Seven Days
Date:October 18, 2013|Domain:Environment

GIS - 18 October, 2013: The Mauritius Meteorological Services (MMS) are innovating, with the introduction of a new product, namely a forecasting model for seven days which will give an indication of the weather which is likely to prevail in the next


Panel Discussion on Climate Change as a Public Policy Challenge

Panel Discussion on Climate Change as a Public Policy Challenge
Date:September 27, 2013|Domain:Foreign Affairs--Environment--Sustainable Development

GIS – September 27, 2013:  Climate Change as a Public Policy Challenge was the focus of a panel discussion which was held yesterday in the Lunch Room of the National Assembly in Port Louis.  The objective was to enable fruitful exchange of ideas wit


Waste Segregation Project Launched in Tertiary Education Institutions

Waste Segregation Project Launched in Tertiary Education Institutions
Date:September 27, 2013|Domain:Environment--Sustainable Development--Education & Training

GIS – 27 September 2013: The Waste Segregation Project in tertiary education institutions was launched yesterday at the University of Technology, Mauritius (UTM), Pointe aux Sables in the presence of the Minister of Environment and Sustainable Devel


BEC Schools Launch Photovoltaic Project to Promote Clean Energy

BEC Schools Launch Photovoltaic Project to Promote Clean Energy
Date:September 25, 2013|Domain:Education & Training--Public Utilities--Environment--Sustainable Development

GIS – 25 September 2013: The Bureau d’Education Catholique (BEC) launched a Rs 125 million photovoltaic project for its 39 schools, both primary and secondary. The ceremony was held yesterday at Notre Dame de Lourdes RCA School, Rose Hill in the pre


Waste Segregation Project to Be Extended to Tertiary Education Institutions

Waste Segregation Project to Be Extended to Tertiary Education Institutions
Date:September 23, 2013|Domain:Environment--Sustainable Development

GIS – 23 September 2013: In the context of Clean Up the World 2013, the Waste Segregation Project will be extended to all tertiary institutions on the 26th September 2013. Tertiary institutions will be provided with wastes bins to segregate their wa