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MID - Proposed short-term Projects Action Plan on Energy and Environment sectors

 MID - Proposed short-term Projects Action Plan on Energy and Environment sectors
Date:December 21, 2012|Domain:Environment--Public Utilities--Sustainable Development

GIS - Dec 21, 2012: The proposed short-term projects action plan focusing on the Energy and Environment sectors (2013-2015) under Maurice Ile Durable (MID) was presented this morning by Mr Osman Mahomed, Executive Chairman, Commission on MID, during


Workshop to disseminate findings of research projects on climate change adaptation

Workshop to disseminate findings of research projects on climate change adaptation
Date:December 17, 2012|Domain:Environment--Sustainable Development

GIS - Dec 17, 2012: A two-day workshop for the dissemination of the findings of research projects relating to climate change adaptation kicked off this morning at the headquarters of the Mauritius Research Council (MRC) in Ebène. Some 11 research p


Parliamentary Seminar on Environment and Sustainable Development

Parliamentary Seminar on Environment and Sustainable Development
Date:December 14, 2012|Domain:Environment--Sustainable Development

GIS - Dec 14, 2012: A two-day parliamentary seminar focusing on environment and sustainable development, opened yesterday at Le Victoria Hotel, in Pointe aux Piments. The seminar is organised by the Mauritius National Assembly in collaboration with


Alternative Substrates for Sustainable Mushroom Production

Alternative Substrates for Sustainable Mushroom Production
Date:October 25, 2012|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security--Sustainable Development

​GIS - October 25, 2012: The use of alternative substrates in the production of mushrooms was the theme of a lecture given by Mrs P. Huzar Futty-Beejan, Research scientist at the Agricultural Research Extension Unit (AREU) at Wooton Farmers’ Trainin


Standardisation , a Tool to Improve Efficiency and Competitiveness

 Standardisation , a Tool to Improve Efficiency and Competitiveness
Date:October 16, 2012|Domain:Sustainable Development--Economy & Finance

​GIS - October 16, 2012: “Less waste, better results – Standards increase efficiency” is the theme of an international conference which opened this morning at the Sugar Beach Resort, Flic-en-Flac. This event coincides with the celebration of the Wor


Model Poultry Farm at Richelieu Open Prison Launched

Model Poultry Farm at Richelieu Open Prison Launched
Date:October 09, 2012|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security--Sustainable Development

​ GIS - October 09, 2012: A model poultry unit, funded under the Marine and Agricultural Resource Programme of the International Fund for Agricultural Development to the tune of Rs 700 000, was launched this morning at the Richelieu Open Prison (RO


Exploiting Marine and Coastal Resources for Sustained Economic Growth

Exploiting Marine and Coastal Resources for Sustained Economic Growth
Date:October 05, 2012|Domain:Sustainable Development--Economy & Finance

​ GIS - October 05, 2012: “As leaders in this region we should encourage and facilitate the re-orientation of our governance processes to meet challenges through innovative ways furthering partnerships and the supporting Science-Based Governance me


Regional Dialogue Focuses on Green Economy

Regional Dialogue Focuses on Green Economy
Date:October 04, 2012|Domain:Environment--Sustainable Development

​ GIS - October 4, 2012: A two-day Regional Dialogue on Green Economy for the Western Indian Ocean Island States opened this morning at La Cannelle, Domaine Les Pailles.   The objective is to enhance understanding on the green economy and identif


Minister Bappoo Launches National Energy Efficiency Awareness Week

Minister Bappoo Launches National Energy Efficiency Awareness Week
Date:September 24, 2012|Domain:Public Utilities--Sustainable Development

GIS - September 24, 2012: It is imperative to inculcate a new culture of energy savings and teach good practices to children at a very young age so that they become responsible citizens in energy efficiency. The Acting Minister of Energy and Public


Floating cages handed over to fishermen in Grand Gaube

Floating cages handed over to fishermen in Grand Gaube
Date:August 30, 2012|Domain:Fisheries--Sustainable Development

​GIS - August 30, 2012: We need to look at the fisheries sector differently as sustainable fisheries is an important item on the Government agenda, said this morning the Vice Prime Minister, Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Mr Xavier-Lu