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Smart Agriculture Project to promote Mauritius’ agro-ecological transition

Smart Agriculture Project to promote Mauritius’ agro-ecological transition
Date:July 13, 2020|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

​GIS – 13 July 2020:Various agro-ecological farming equipment were remitted to four farmers of the region of La Laura under the ‘Smart Agriculture Project’ during a ceremony held on, Friday 10 July 2020, in presence of the Attorney General, Minister


Minister Gobin launches first potato harvest in Glen Park

Minister Gobin launches first potato harvest in Glen Park
Date:July 08, 2020|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

​GIS – 8 July 2020: The first potato harvest in Glen Park was launched, this morning, by the Attorney General, Minister of Agro-Industry and Food Security, Mr Maneesh Gobin, in the presence of potato planters who are regrouped under the Agricultural


One-Stop-Shop to facilitate agricultural activities of operators in the north and east of the country

One-Stop-Shop to facilitate agricultural activities of operators in the north and east of the country
Date:July 06, 2020|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security--Business & Industry

​GIS  – 06 July 2020:The Rivière du Rempart Farmers Service Centre as a One-Stop-Shop, bringing under one single roof all government institutions concerned with agricultural activities, was launched on Saturday 04 July 2020, in presence of the Attor


Harvesting machine to help small planters of sugarcane deal with lack of labour

Harvesting machine to help small planters of sugarcane deal with lack of labour
Date:June 23, 2020|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

 ​GIS – 23 June 2020 : A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) regarding the acquisition of a harvester for the harvesting of sugar cane by small planters , was signed, yesterday, between the Mauritius Cooperative Agricultural Federation Ltd ( MCAF )and


Budget 2020-2021 Agricultural Marketing Board to be restructured

Budget 2020-2021 Agricultural Marketing Board to be restructured
Date:June 16, 2020|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

​GIS – 16 June 2020: The Agricultural Marketing Board (AMB) will be restructured with a view to becoming a strategic marketing arm of the Ministry of Agro-Industry and Food Security and will intervene to stabilise the price of agricultural produ


Reopening of market places as from 31 May 2020

Date:May 30, 2020|Domain:Public Infrastructure--Agriculture and Food Security

GIS – 30 May 2020: All market places across the island will re-open on their respective days as from 31 May 2020. Activities will resume normally on weekdays as from 07 00 hrs till 16 00 hrs and on Sundays as from 07 00 hrs till noon. The dec


Agro-Industry: 500 arpents of land identified to boost local production

Agro-Industry: 500 arpents of land identified to boost local production
Date:May 27, 2020|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

GIS  – 27 May, 2020: Government is encouraging local production of food crops and in this context, some 500 arpents of land have been identified to ensure food security in Mauritius through crop and seed production, transformation and agro-processin


SMEs and agro industry stakeholders make recommendations for forthcoming Budget

Date:May 20, 2020|Domain:Economy & Finance--Business & Industry--Agriculture and Food Security

GIS  – 20 May, 2020: The Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) as well as sugar cane and small planters representatives met the Minister of Finance, Economic Planning and Development, Dr Renganaden Padayachy, this morning, in Port Louis, for a pre-


Government steps up efforts to tackle Covid-19 pandemic, says Attorney General

Date:May 15, 2020|Domain:Health--Judiciary--Agriculture and Food Security

GIS – 15 May 2020: Government has spared no efforts and deployed all the necessary means to combat the Covid-19 pandemic in Mauritius. The outcomes of such proactive measures are bearing their fruits as no new COVID-19 cases have been reported fo


Supply of rice, flour, potatoes and onions will be sustained states Minister Sawmynaden

Date:May 05, 2020|Domain:Consumer Protection--Health--Agriculture and Food Security

GIS - 05 May, 2020: Available stocks of rice will last till July 2020 and the State Trading Corporation (STC) has already made the necessary for the delivery of  two consignments of rice from Pakistan which will last till September 2020. As for fl