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A total of 1,934 fishers registered for bad weather allowance

A total of 1,934 fishers registered for bad weather allowance
Date:May 22, 2019|Domain:Fisheries

GIS– 22 May, 2019: The total number of registered fishers eligible for bad weather allowance stood at 1,934 as at December 2018, stated the Minister of Ocean Economy, Marine Resources, Fisheries and Shipping, Mr Premdut Koonjoo, yesterday, in reply


Familiarising Member States with IMO State Audit Scheme

Familiarising Member States with IMO State Audit Scheme
Date:May 09, 2019|Domain:Fisheries

​GIS - 09 May, 2019: A one-day workshop aimed at familiarising stakeholders of the maritime industry about the mandatory International Maritime Organisation (IMO) Member State Audit Scheme (IMSAS) audit and their respective involvements opened yeste


Empowering selected LDCs to upgrade and diversify their fish exports

Empowering selected LDCs to upgrade and diversify their fish exports
Date:May 06, 2019|Domain:Fisheries

GIS - 06 May, 2019: Policymakers and practitioners from the least developed countries (LDCs) and other developing countries are participating, from 6 to 11 May 2019, in a workshop entitled ‘Second regional training course on harnessing the potential


Mauritian Government to implement National Maritime Security Strategy

Date:April 30, 2019|Domain:Fisheries

GIS– 30 April, 2019: Government will implement a National Maritime Security Strategy with a new governance structure aiming at improving the maritime security sector and in particular, to protect against threats such as illegal, unregulated and unre


Fisheries sector constitutes one of the main pillars of Mauritius’ Blue economy, says Minister Koonjoo

Fisheries sector constitutes one of the main pillars of Mauritius’ Blue economy, says Minister Koonjoo
Date:April 09, 2019|Domain:Fisheries

GIS - 09 April, 2019: The fisheries sector is one of the mainstays of the Blue economy of Mauritius and is expected to undergo profound transformation driven by the country’s largely untapped marine resources, market and product diversification, tec


Mauritius to host Southern Indian Ocean Fisheries Agreement Compliance Committee and Meeting of Parties

Mauritius to host Southern Indian Ocean Fisheries Agreement Compliance Committee and Meeting of Parties
Date:April 02, 2019|Domain:Fisheries

GIS – 02 April 2019: Mauritius will host the 3rd Meeting of the Southern Indian Ocean Fisheries Agreement (SIOFA) Compliance Committee and the 6th Meeting of Parties from 27 to 29 June 2019 and from 1 to 5 July 2019, respectively.  Some 35 participa


Mauritius to host Ministerial conference on Maritime Security and CGPCS 22nd Plenary Session

Mauritius to host Ministerial conference on Maritime Security and CGPCS 22nd Plenary Session
Date:April 02, 2019|Domain:Fisheries

GIS - 02 April, 2019:  Mauritius will host, as Chair of the Contact Group on Piracy off the Coast of Somalia (CGPCS), the Second South-West Indian Ocean Ministerial Conference on Maritime Security on 18 and 19 June 2019. The Conference is poised to


18 Fisheries Protection Officers recruited to strengthen fisheries sector

18 Fisheries Protection Officers recruited to strengthen fisheries sector
Date:April 01, 2019|Domain:Fisheries

GIS – 1st April 2019: A total of 18 newly-recruited Fisheries Protection Officers were awarded certificates, on Friday 29 March 2019, after having successfully completed an Induction Course.  The award ceremony was held at the Fisheries Training and


Inception workshop on UNDP’s Joint Management Area Demonstration Project

Inception workshop on UNDP’s Joint Management Area Demonstration Project
Date:April 01, 2019|Domain:Fisheries--International Relations

GIS – 1st April, 2019: An inception workshop on the United Nations Development Programme’s Joint Management Area (JMA) Demonstration Project opened this morning at Voilà Hotel, in Bagatelle.  The objectives were to introduce participants to the UNDP


Letters of intent for purchase of outboard engine and fishing nets handed over to fishermen cooperatives

Letters of intent for purchase of outboard engine and fishing nets handed over to fishermen cooperatives
Date:March 25, 2019|Domain:Fisheries

GIS - 25 March. 2019:  Twelve fishermen cooperatives received their letters of intent for the purchase of new outboard engine and fishing nets under the Grant Scheme which aims at increasing the catch of fishermen and giving a boost to the fisheries