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Much progress is being accomplished in the renewable energy production sector, says DPM

Much progress is being accomplished in the renewable energy production sector, says DPM
Date:November 30, 2018|Domain:Public Utilities--Sustainable Development--Environment

GIS – 30 November 2018: A credit facility agreement to support the Green Climate Fund project ‘Accelerating the Transformational Shift to a Low-Carbon Economy in the Republic of Mauritius’ was signed by the Director of the Agence Française de Dévelo


Mauritius to host international conference on Sustainable Development Goals

Mauritius to host international conference on Sustainable Development Goals
Date:November 27, 2018|Domain:Sustainable Development--Youth & Sports

GIS – 27 November 2018: An international conference addressing the theme of Sustainable Development Goals (SGDs) will be held in Mauritius from 29 November to 01 December 2018. The conference, focusing on ‘Young persons’ plan for the planet’, showca


GRNW Rehabilitation Urban social forest project to be completed by end 2018

GRNW Rehabilitation Urban social forest project to be completed by end 2018
Date:August 22, 2018|Domain:Economy & Finance--Environment--Sustainable Development

GIS – 22 August 2018: The Grand River North West (GRNW) Rehabilitation Urban social forest project, aimed at re-creating a forested area at GRNW which will bring much expected societal, environmental and economic benefits to Mauritius, and, necessit


Workshop focuses on Vulnerability Assessment and Adaptation under the Third National Communication

Workshop focuses on Vulnerability Assessment and Adaptation under the Third National Communication
Date:July 12, 2018|Domain:Environment--Sustainable Development

GIS - 12 July, 2018: A two-day capacity building workshop on Vulnerability Assessment and Adaptation under the Third National Communication opened this morning at the Ravenala Attitude Hotel in Balaclava. The Minister of Social Security, National So


Budget 2018-2019: Towards a more sustainable environment

Budget 2018-2019: Towards a more sustainable environment
Date:June 20, 2018|Domain:Environment--Sustainable Development

GIS - 20 June, 2018: In view of a series of extreme weather conditions, in particular flash rains and flooding that have caused miseries to thousands of families, Government is mobilising additional resources to address these environmental issues. T


Budget 2018-2019: Investing in the public utilities sector remains Government’s priority

Budget 2018-2019: Investing in the public utilities sector remains Government’s priority
Date:June 19, 2018|Domain:Economy & Finance--Sustainable Development

​GIS – 19 June 2018: Budget 2018-2019 makes provision for a water supply infrastructure development programme which will be geared towards improving water supply across the country. In this context, over the next three years some Rs 3.3 billion will


Public awareness workshop focuses on mercury and its alternatives

Public awareness workshop focuses on mercury and its alternatives
Date:June 08, 2018|Domain:Environment--Sustainable Development

GIS - 08 June, 2018: A Public Awareness Workshop on Mercury and its Alternatives aimed to sensitise stakeholders on the domestic sources of mercury, the hazards it poses and the best practices which can be adopted to protect the environment and heal


Workshop focuses on Promoting green industry in Mauritius

Workshop focuses on Promoting green industry in Mauritius
Date:May 14, 2018|Domain:Business & Industry--Environment--Sustainable Development

GIS – 14 May, 2018: Promoting green industry in Mauritius  was at the fore of discussions during a workshop held on 11 May 2018 in Port Louis, at the initiative of the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Consumer Protection in collaboration with the


Mauritius Tourism Authority awarded EUR 1.2 Million under Switch Africa Green Programme

Mauritius Tourism Authority awarded EUR 1.2 Million under Switch Africa Green Programme
Date:May 11, 2018|Domain:Environment--Sustainable Development--Tourism --International Relations

GIS – 11 May, 2018: The phase 2 of the Switch Africa Green Programme, was launched yesterday at the seat of the Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development in Port-Louis. In this context, a grant amounting to nearly EUR 1.2 Million was award


Minister Sesungkur highlights importance of developing Green Bonds

Minister Sesungkur highlights importance of developing Green Bonds
Date:May 09, 2018|Domain:Economy & Finance--Environment--Sustainable Development

GIS – 09 May 2018: There is a growing need for Green Finance as Mauritius is engaged in promoting a shift to an Inclusive Green Economy, particularly in view of meeting the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in line with Government’s ambitions lis