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Women entrepreneurship is a sector which must be exploited to its full potential

Women entrepreneurship is a sector which must be exploited to its full potential
Date:November 16, 2018|Domain:Gender--Business & Industry

GIS – 16 November 2018: Women entrepreneurs make a substantial contribution to the national economy through their participation in start-ups and their growth in small and medium businesses. Women entrepreneurship is therefore a sector which must be


Minister Bholah expresses his firm determination to support cooperatives

Minister Bholah expresses his firm determination to support cooperatives
Date:November 15, 2018|Domain:Business & Industry

GIS – 15 November 2018: The Minister of Business, Enterprise and Cooperatives, Mr Soomilduth Bholah, highlighted major achievements which have been realised during the past 105 years by the cooperative movement in Mauritius and expressed his firm de


Novel Agricultural Technologies displayed at Wooton Station

Novel Agricultural Technologies displayed at Wooton Station
Date:November 15, 2018|Domain:Business & Industry--Agriculture and Food Security

GIS – 15 November 2018: An Open Day showcasing novel agricultural technologies of the Food and Agricultural Research and Extension Institute (FAREI) Wooton Crop Research Station was launched today at the Farmers Training School in Wooton. The Acting


MoUs signed to boost development of cooperatives

MoUs signed to boost development of cooperatives
Date:November 14, 2018|Domain:Business & Industry

GIS – 14 November 2018: Two Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs), in view to support the development and progress of cooperative societies, were signed yesterday at the LIC building in Port-Louis in the presence of the Minister of Business, Enterprise


Minister Bholah satisfied of progress displayed by trainees in SME sectors

Minister Bholah satisfied of progress displayed by trainees in SME sectors
Date:November 13, 2018|Domain:Business & Industry--Education & Training

GIS – 13 November 2018: The Minister of Business, Enterprise and Cooperatives, Mr Soomilduth Bholah, expressed his satisfaction of the progress being displayed by trainees in the various courses being offered to Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) a


First batch of 24 SMEs benefit from the SME Mentoring and Handholding Programme

First batch of 24 SMEs benefit from the SME Mentoring and Handholding Programme
Date:November 09, 2018|Domain:Business & Industry

GIS - 09 November, 2018: A first batch of 24 Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) will benefit from the SME Mentoring and Handholding Programme which aims at strengthening the start-ups by providing management, technical and other supports as well as


International Convention on Quality Control Circles 2018: Six Mauritian teams bag Gold Awards

International Convention on Quality Control Circles 2018: Six Mauritian teams bag Gold Awards
Date:November 05, 2018|Domain:Business & Industry

GIS – 05 November, 2018: Six Mauritian teams that participated in the 2018 edition of the International Convention on Quality Control Circles (ICQCC 2018) in Singapore from 22 to 25 October have each bagged a Gold Award on their first participation.


Mauritius in the Top 20 according to World Bank’s Doing Business 2019 Report

Mauritius in the Top 20 according to World Bank’s Doing Business 2019 Report
Date:November 01, 2018|Domain:Economy & Finance--Business & Industry

GIS - 01 November 2018: Mauritius consolidates and accentuates its lead as number one in Africa as regards Ease of Doing Business and progresses five places worldwide to take the 20th place among 190 countries according to the World Bank's Doing Bus


Vice Chairman of All-China Federation of Industry and Commerce calls on Prime Minister

Vice Chairman of All-China Federation of Industry and Commerce calls on Prime Minister
Date:October 30, 2018|Domain:Economy & Finance--International Relations--Business & Industry

GIS  - 30 October, 2018: The Vice Chairman of All-China Federation of Industry and Commerce (ACFIC), Mr. Wang Yongqing paid a courtesy call on the Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs, External Communications and National Development Unit and Mi


Fisheries sector has great potentials for cooperatives, says Minister Bholah

Fisheries sector has great potentials for cooperatives, says Minister Bholah
Date:October 25, 2018|Domain:Business & Industry--Fisheries

GIS - 25 October, 2018: A workshop with the aim of providing more information on the budgetary measures, facilities and incentives being offered to the fishermen community was held yesterday at the Recreational Centre of Trou D’Eau Douce. On that oc