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Acquisition of new refrigerated vehicle to boost milk production

Acquisition of new refrigerated vehicle to boost milk production
Date:February 23, 2018|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security--Business & Industry

GIS  – 23 February 2018: A refrigerated vehicle was handed over by the Asia Africa Rural Development Organisation (AARDO) to the Mauritius Livestock Marketing Cooperative Federation Ltd with a view to boost the dairy sector and improve the quality o


Agro-Industry Minister pleads for development of agribusiness

Agro-Industry Minister pleads for development of agribusiness
Date:February 21, 2018|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security--Sustainable Development--Business & Industry--International Relations

​GIS  – 21 February, 2018: A two-day forum aiming at transforming the agricultural sector into an agribusiness hub for inclusive economic growth and sustainable development in Mauritius, kicked off this morning at the Intercontinental Mauritius Reso


IAEA Task Force Meeting to be held in March 2018 in Mauritius

IAEA Task Force Meeting to be held in March 2018 in Mauritius
Date:February 12, 2018|Domain:International Relations--Education & Training--Agriculture and Food Security--Health

GIS – 12 February, 2018: The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) – Task Force Meeting to develop the new Regional Strategic Cooperative Framework 2019-2023 for Africa will be held in Mauritius in March 2018.  The IAEA is developing a new Afri


Agro-industry Minister expresses concerns over the effects of climate change

Agro-industry Minister expresses concerns over the effects of climate change
Date:February 09, 2018|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

GIS - 09 February, 2017: Government is very concerned about the effects of climate change, mainly the torrential rainfall during the past weeks that has severely affected planters and residents. It is unacceptable that people obstruct drains with th


Dog population management campaign to be conducted on pilot basis

Dog population management campaign to be conducted on pilot basis
Date:February 02, 2018|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security--International Relations

GIS – 02 February, 2018: Government has agreed to the Ministry of Agro-Industry and Food Security signing a Memorandum of Understanding with the Humane Society International, an affiliate of the Humane Society of the United States, for the conduct o


UOM to organise Workshop on New Plant Breeding Methods

UOM to organise Workshop on New Plant Breeding Methods
Date:January 25, 2018|Domain:Education & Training--Agriculture and Food Security

GIS – 25 January, 2018: A workshop on New Plant Breeding Methods for Sustainable Use of Genetic Resources and Security of Food Production will be organised by the University of Mauritius (UOM), in collaboration with the University of Western Austral


Post Cyclone Berguitta: Several measures taken to address issues in different sectors

Post Cyclone Berguitta: Several measures taken to address issues in different sectors
Date:January 23, 2018|Domain:Environment--Agriculture and Food Security--Public Infrastructure--Public Utilities

GIS - 23 January, 2018: Government has taken stock of the situation in various sectors following the passage of Cyclone Berguitta and the actions taken for the reconstruction and rehabilitation of infrastructure as well as relief provided to refugee


Mauritius to import vegetables following heavy rainfall, says Agro-Industry Minister

Mauritius to import vegetables following heavy rainfall, says Agro-Industry Minister
Date:January 22, 2018|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

GIS – 22 January, 2018: Following the heavy rainfalls that have affected the local vegetable production since the beginning of January 2018, Mauritius will inevitably resort to importing from South Africa, India and Egypt. The Minister of Agro-Ind


Heavy rainfall: Agro-Industry Ministry provides assistance to affected planters

Heavy rainfall: Agro-Industry Ministry provides assistance to affected planters
Date:January 15, 2018|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security--Environment

GIS - 15 January, 2018: The Ministry of Agro-Industry and Food Security is providing support and assistance to planters to relaunch their activities following the recent prolonged heavy rainfall that has caused much damage to crops and resulting in


Equipment donated to Planters of Britannia Organic Zone

Equipment donated to Planters of Britannia Organic Zone
Date:December 20, 2017|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

GIS - 20 December, 2017: Several equipment to the tune of Rs 331 135 were donated yesterday to planters of Britannia Organic Zone at the seat of the Ministry of Agro-Industry and Food Security, Port Louis in the presence of the Minister of Agro-Indu