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Minister Dayal outlines outcomes of COP 21

Minister Dayal outlines outcomes of COP 21
Date:December 21, 2015|Domain:Environment--Sustainable Development

GIS– 21 December 2015: At a press conference on 18 December 2015 in Port Louis, the Minister of Environment, Sustainable Development, and Disaster and Beach Management, Mr Jayeshwur Raj Dayal, recalled the outcome of the 21st Meeting of the Conferen


Prime Minister inaugurates the Roches Noires Caves Trail

Prime Minister inaugurates the Roches Noires Caves Trail
Date:December 18, 2015|Domain:Sustainable Development--Environment

GIS – 18 December 2015: The Roches Noires Caves Trail including a museum and a tree nursery,  situated over five acres of land was inaugurated yesterday evening by the Prime Minister, Sir Anerood Jugnauth, in the presence of the Minister of Environm


Planning legislation under review to align with modern day requirements

Planning legislation under review to align with modern day requirements
Date:December 07, 2015|Domain:Public Infrastructure--Sustainable Development--Environment

GIS - 07 December, 2015:  A workshop on the Review of the Planning Legislation brought together stakeholders from various ministries and institutions this morning at Cyber Tower 1, Ebène, with the aim of gathering their views and proposals to review


COP 21: Developed country partners have to decide on a legally-binding agreement, says Mauritian President

COP 21: Developed country partners have to decide on a legally-binding agreement, says Mauritian President
Date:December 01, 2015|Domain:Environment--International Relations

GIS - December 1st, 2015: All of our developed country partners have to come together, demonstrate political will, and agree on a legally-binding agreement.  Prudent actions will help us lay the foundations for a sustainable, climate-resilient futur


Mauritius prepares its Greenhouse Gas Inventory

Mauritius prepares its Greenhouse Gas Inventory
Date:December 01, 2015|Domain:Environment--Sustainable Development

  GIS – 01 December 2015: A training workshop on Greenhouse Gas Inventory, organised at the initiative of the Ministry of Environment, Sustainable Development, and Disaster and Beach Management, kicked off this morning at Hennessy Hotel, Ebène. Pres


New Meteorological Radar System to be completed by end 2017

New Meteorological Radar System to be completed by end 2017
Date:November 20, 2015|Domain:Environment

GIS - 20  November 2015: The project for the procurement and installation of a new Meteorological Radar System at Trou aux Cerfs is expected to be completed by the end of 2017. In reply to a Parliamentary Question, the Prime Minister recalled that


Factsheets to sensitise public opinion on ecological footprint launched

Factsheets to sensitise public opinion on ecological footprint launched
Date:November 16, 2015|Domain:Environment--Sustainable Development

GIS - 16 November 2015: Three factsheets on Ecological Footprint “How to reduce your ecological footprint at school and household level” geared towards sensitising  the community about sustainable consumption and production, were launched by the Min


Award Ceremony for Grantees under the Switch Africa Green Programme

Award Ceremony for Grantees under the Switch Africa Green Programme
Date:November 13, 2015|Domain:Environment--Sustainable Development

GIS - 13 November 2015: An award ceremony for Grantees under the Switch Africa Green (SWITCH AG) Programme, a pilot initiative to foster green economy transformation in six African countries including Mauritius, was held yesterday at the Ministry of


Biocaching, an innovative concept for protecting terrestrial and marine environment

Biocaching, an innovative concept for protecting terrestrial and marine environment
Date:October 27, 2015|Domain:Environment--Sustainable Development

GIS – 27 October 2015: The Minister of Environment, Sustainable Development, and Disaster and Beach Management, Mr Jayeshwur Raj Dayal, anounced  the implementation shortly of biocaching, a concept which aims to be an educative game based on observi


Workshop on Implementation of Impact-based Forecasting and Risk-based Warnings

Workshop on Implementation of Impact-based Forecasting and Risk-based Warnings
Date:October 27, 2015|Domain:Environment--Sustainable Development

GIS -27 October 2015: A one-week stakeholder’s workshop on the implementation of a pilot project on Impact-based Forecasting and Risk-based Warnings, organised at the initiative of the Mauritius Meteorological Services through its Public Weather Pro