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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


International day of Fishermen celebrated at Case Noyale

International day of Fishermen celebrated at Case Noyale
Date:November 22, 2013|Domain:Fisheries

GIS - 22 November, 2013: Government has put in place various schemes to ensure that  fishermen not only have a better economic income but also participate actively in the economy of the country. The fisheries industry is set to become one of the str


Budget 2014 Highlights: Encouraging aquaculture

Budget 2014 Highlights: Encouraging aquaculture
Date:November 14, 2013|Domain:Fisheries

GIS - 14 November, 2013: An amount of Rs 2.1 billion to be invested in tuna fisheries next year, according to the 2014 Budget. This is in addition to Rs 2.6 billion being injected this year in purse seiners and in a fish processing factory. The expe


Developing synergies between fishers and researchers to facilitate emergence of seaweed industry

Developing synergies between fishers and researchers to facilitate emergence of seaweed industry
Date:November 04, 2013|Domain:Education & Training--Fisheries

GIS – 04 November 2013: An open day to develop synergies between fishers and researchers to facilitate the development of a seaweed industry in Mauritius and Rodrigues is being held today in Réduit. The Open Day aims at creating awareness among fish


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


54 Scholarships Awarded to Children of Fishermen

54 Scholarships Awarded to Children of Fishermen
Date:August 08, 2013|Domain:Education & Training--Fisheries

​GIS – 08 August: The Fishermen Welfare Fund has awarded 54 educational scholarships - 37 post-CPE and 17 post-SC - for the year 2013 for the promotion of education within the fishermen community of Mauritius and Rodrigues. The scholarship award cer


Harvest of fish reared in cages in Grand Gaube

Harvest of fish reared in cages in Grand Gaube
Date:June 14, 2013|Domain:Economy & Finance--Fisheries--Business & Industry

GIS - 14 June, 2013: The fisheries sector should be looked at differently as sustainable fisheries is an important issue on the Government agenda, said yesterday the Vice Prime Minister, Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Mr Xavier-Luc Du


Mauritius to host Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Meeting

Mauritius to host Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Meeting
Date:May 02, 2013|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security--Fisheries

GIS - 02 May, 2013: The Government of Mauritius through the Ministry of Fisheries is hosting the 17th Session of the Indian Ocean Tuna Commission (IOTC) Meeting from 6 to 10 May. The IOTC is an intergovernmental organisation mandated to manage tuna


Fisheries Minister launches Marine Ranching Project in Mahebourg

Fisheries Minister launches Marine Ranching Project in Mahebourg
Date:February 08, 2013|Domain:Fisheries--Education & Training

GIS - Feb 08, 2013: Stocking lagoons with fingerlings is high on the agenda of the Government and the objective this year is to release some 1 500 000 fingerlings around the island, the Minister of Fisheries, Mr N. Von Mally, stated yesterday at the