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Government is determined to revitalise the tea sector, states Prime Minister

Government is determined to revitalise the tea sector, states Prime Minister
Date:October 18, 2018|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

GIS – 18 October, 2018: The creation of a centre of excellence for research and the use of technology so as to ease the work of tea growers will help increase tea production and revitalise the tea sector in Mauritius. The Prime Minister, Minister o


World Food Day 2018 advocates elimination of famine across the globe

World Food Day 2018 advocates elimination of famine across the globe
Date:October 16, 2018|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

GIS  – 16 October, 2018: An exhibition of posters showcasing local agricultural practices in the context of World Food Day 2018, was inaugurated this morning at the Esplanade of the Renganaden Seeneevassen Building in Port-Louis.  The theme for the


ASTIRIA Project focuses on conservation of endangered flora in Mauritian archipelago

ASTIRIA Project focuses on conservation of endangered flora in Mauritian archipelago
Date:September 28, 2018|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

GIS - 28 September, 2018: The ASTIRIA Project for the conservation of endangered flora in the Mauritian archipelago was presented yesterday at the seat of the Ministry of Agro-Industry and Food Security in Port Louis in the presence of Minister Mahe


Cane Industry: Government Committed to assist Small Planters and Key Stakeholders, says Minister Seeruttun

Cane Industry: Government Committed to assist Small Planters and Key Stakeholders, says Minister Seeruttun
Date:September 25, 2018|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

GIS - 25 September, 2018: Government is committed to assist small planters and key stakeholders of the cane industry to face the challenges that they are faced with in the exceptional context regarding the harvest of Crop 2018. Thus support is being


Beneficiaries receive grant under EU GCCA+ Flagship initiative to support Climate Smart Agriculture

Beneficiaries receive grant under EU GCCA+ Flagship initiative to support Climate Smart Agriculture
Date:August 31, 2018|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

GIS - 31 August, 2018: Beneficiaries of the European Union (EU) Global Climate Change Alliance (GCCA+) Flagship initiative to support Climate Smart Agriculture for small holders in the Republic of Mauritius were allocated grant yesterday at the Maur


Agro Ecological Project: Three Cooperative Societies benefit of Funding

Agro Ecological Project: Three Cooperative Societies benefit of Funding
Date:August 30, 2018|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security--Environment

GIS – 30 August, 2018: A Memorandum of Understanding for the funding of the project ‘Increasing Farmers Resilience to Climate Change by adopting an Agro Ecological Approach’ was signed, on 28 August 2018, between representatives of the Global Enviro


Agro Industry: FAREI launches two new varieties of Green Beans

Agro Industry: FAREI launches two new varieties of Green Beans
Date:August 24, 2018|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

GIS  – 24 August 2018: Government is committed to provide the appropriate environment and support that are essential to encourage the production of locally cultivable food crops that are safe and healthy for consumption and meet the demands under th


Mauritius Prison Service to engage in Bio Organic Farming

Mauritius Prison Service to engage in Bio Organic Farming
Date:August 13, 2018|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security--Law and Order

GIS  - 13 August, 2018: The Mauritius Prison Service (MPS) will soon start Bio Organic Farming in the Prisons around the island. In this context, the MPS has trained some 12 officers in the various fields pertaining to agriculture with a professiona


Two-day workshop to validate African Union Malabo Commitments

Two-day workshop to validate African Union Malabo Commitments
Date:August 10, 2018|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

GIS  - 10 August, 2018: A two-day validation workshop on the Mauritius Action Plan for the African Union Malabo Commitments at the initiative of the Ministry of Agro-Industry and Food Security in collaboration with the Food Agriculture and Natural R


Cane Sector: Three new varieties of sugarcane released to enhance productivity

Cane Sector: Three new varieties of sugarcane released to enhance productivity
Date:August 01, 2018|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

​GIS - 01 August, 2018: The characteristics of three new varieties of sugarcane namely the M 1561/01, M 216/02 and the M 1698/02 were outlined to stakeholders yesterday during a presentation by the Director of the Mauritius Sugarcane Industry Resear