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Several activities organised to mark World Environment Day 2018

Date:May 25, 2018|Domain:Environment

GIS – 23 May, 2018: A series of activities will be organised by the Ministry of Social Security, National Solidarity, and Environment and Sustainable Development to mark the World Environment Day (WED) 2018, commemorated on 05 June.   An official


Empty Pesticide Container Management pilot project to be implemented soon

Date:May 25, 2018|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

GIS - 25 May, 2018: Government is committed and has left no stone unturned to provide the best agricultural products to the population while ensuring food security and safety for one and all. To achieve this endeavor, the Food and Agricultural Resea


Artisans benefit from Advanced Craftskills Course to upgrade skills

Artisans benefit from Advanced Craftskills Course to upgrade skills
Date:May 25, 2018|Domain:Business & Industry

GIS - 25 May, 2018: Certificates were awarded yesterday to eleven artisans who have completed a Handicraft Training Course on Advanced Craftskills for Artisans at SME Mauritius Ltd in Port Louis. The Minister of Business, Enterprise and Cooperatives


Eight families receive keys of Full Concrete Housing units

Eight families receive keys of Full Concrete Housing units
Date:May 25, 2018|Domain:Public Infrastructure--Social Security

GIS - 25 May, 2018: Eight eligible families under the Full Concrete Housing (FCH) Unit Scheme, seven from the region of Flacq and one from the region of Rivière du Rempart, respectively, received yesterday, keys of their housing unit, during a cerem


Africa Day: A strong and united Africa key to Mauritius’s own socioeconomic progress

Date:May 25, 2018|Domain:Foreign Affairs

GIS– 25 May 2018: Mauritius firmly believes that a strong, secure, united and economically independent and prosperous Africa is central to the country’s own economic progress and social development, says the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Regional Int


Key recommendations of studies on Domestic Violence and Gender Audit examined

Key recommendations of studies on Domestic Violence and Gender Audit examined
Date:May 25, 2018|Domain:Civil Service--Gender

GIS – 25 May, 2018: ‘ The Civil service in Mauritius has a gender sensitive institutional culture in general and there appears to be a deep personal, institutional and political commitment to achieve gender equality at all levels in the Civil servic


SIDS Mauritius hosts SAMOA Pathway Preparatory Meeting

SIDS Mauritius hosts SAMOA Pathway Preparatory Meeting
Date:May 24, 2018|Domain:Foreign Affairs

GIS – 24 May 2018: The preparatory meeting at Senior Officials level for the mid-term review of the SAMOA Pathway for SIDS countries in Africa, Indian Ocean, Mediterranean, and South China Sea opened yesterday afternoon at the Maritim Resort and Spa


Workshop on Safety and Disaster Risk Reduction for private primary schools

Workshop on Safety and Disaster Risk Reduction for private primary schools
Date:May 24, 2018|Domain:Education & Training

GIS – 24 May 2018: A half-day workshop on Safety and Disaster Risk Reduction for Private Primary Schools, organised by the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Centre (NDRRMC) in collaboration with the Ministry of Education and Human Reso


Mauritius hosts 48th African Economic Research Consortium Bi-Annual Research workshop

Mauritius hosts 48th African Economic Research Consortium Bi-Annual Research workshop
Date:May 24, 2018|Domain:Economy & Finance--Education & Training--International Relations

GIS - 24 May, 2018: Mauritius will host the 48th African Economic Research Consortium (AERC) Bi-Annual Research workshop from 30 May to 09 June 2018. The workshop, organised at the initiative of the University of Mauritius, will bring together some


Minister Bholah urges planters to adopt organic farming

Minister Bholah urges planters to adopt organic farming
Date:May 24, 2018|Domain:Business & Industry--Agriculture and Food Security

GIS - 24 May, 2018: Government is providing several incentives to urge planters to adopt organic farming with a view to decrease reliance on chemical inputs and achieve at least half of the total production of fruits and vegetables from this agricul