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Agricultural Marketing Board’s 18th retail outlet inaugurated in Rivière du Rempart

Agricultural Marketing Board’s 18th retail outlet inaugurated in Rivière du Rempart
Date:February 11, 2020|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

GIS – 11 February, 2020: The 18th retail outlet of the Agricultural Marketing Board (AMB) was inaugurated, yesterday afternoon, in the northern part of Mauritius, at Rivière du Rempart.  The aim is to market high-quality products at reasonable costs


Mauritius-EU: DeSIRA initiative to boost smart agriculture capacity

Mauritius-EU: DeSIRA initiative to boost smart agriculture capacity
Date:February 10, 2020|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

GIS - 10 February, 2020: The Development-Smart Innovation through Research in Agriculture Initiative (DeSIRA), developed by the European Union, aiming at enhancing the research and development capacity of the Food and Agricultural Research and Exten


Wetland Bill in preparation, announces Agro Minister

Wetland Bill in preparation, announces Agro Minister
Date:February 06, 2020|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

GIS - 06 February, 2020: Government in collaboration with United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is preparing a Wetland Bill, under the UNDP project: Mainstreaming Biodiversity into the Management of the Coastal Zone in the Republic of Mauritiu


A global approach to addressing challenges of the sugarcane industry in Mauritius

A global approach to addressing challenges of the sugarcane industry in Mauritius
Date:January 30, 2020|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

GIS - 30 January, 2020: The sugarcane industry is facing, both at local and international levels, numerous challenges and it is important to have a global approach to addressing this issue, stated the Attorney General, Minister of Agro-Industry and


Government boosts support to the sugar cane industry

Government boosts support to the sugar cane industry
Date:January 03, 2020|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

​GIS - 3 Jan 2020: The Sugar Insurance Fund Board will extend the financial support given to small planters for Crop 2018 to other categories of producers, namely, large planters and millers. This measure endorsed by Government is one of the reco


Mauritius and Niger undertake to strengthen bilateral and cooperation ties

 Mauritius and Niger undertake to strengthen bilateral and cooperation ties
Date:December 04, 2019|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security--Judiciary--International Relations--Foreign Affairs

GIS - 04 December, 2019: Mauritius and Niger are committed to promote economic development and strengthen bilateral ties between the two countries. In this context, the Minister of Justice of Niger, Mr Marou Amadou, had a working session, today, wit


Omnicane Milling first African sugar factory to obtain BONSUCRO certification

Omnicane Milling first African sugar factory to obtain BONSUCRO certification
Date:November 26, 2019|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

GIS - 26 november, 2019: The Omnicane sugar refinery, operating at La Baraque, is the first African sugar production unit to win the prestigious Bonsucro certification during an award ceremony held at Holiday Inn Mauritius Mon Trésor Plaine Magnien


Sensitisation workshop focuses on SADC Regional Agricultural Policy

Sensitisation workshop focuses on SADC Regional Agricultural Policy
Date:November 26, 2019|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

GIS – 26 November, 2019: A national stakeholders sensitisation workshop on the SADC Regional Agricultural Policy opened, yesterday, at the Holiday Inn Hotel, Mon Trésor, Plaine Magnien. The Attorney General, Minister of Agro-Industry and Food Securi


Launching of the Mauritius Trade Link (DVS Import Permit and Clearance Modules)

Launching of the Mauritius Trade Link (DVS Import Permit and Clearance Modules)
Date:October 14, 2019|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

GIS - 14 October, 2019: The Livestock and Veterinary Division of the Ministry of Agro-Industry and Food Security will launch the Mauritius TradeLink (DVS Import Permit and Clearance Modules) tomorrow, 15 October 2019. As from this date, the follow


Cane Replantation Scheme for Crop 2019: Increase in financial grant

Cane Replantation Scheme for Crop 2019: Increase in financial grant
Date:October 07, 2019|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

GIS - 07 October, 2019: Government is implementing several measures with the aim to providing direct financial assistance to sugarcane planters. The grant allocated under the Cane Replantation Scheme for Crop 2019 has been increased from Rs71 000/ha