Mauritius to Submit Proposal to Designate Caverne Patate As a Ramsar Site

[Government of Mauritius] The Ministry of Agro-Industry and Food Security will, following consultations with the Rodrigues Regional Assembly, submit a proposal to the Ramsar Convention Secretariat to designate Caverne Patate in Rodrigues as a Wetland o…

[Government of Mauritius] The Ministry of Agro-Industry and Food Security will, following consultations with the Rodrigues Regional Assembly, submit a proposal to the Ramsar Convention Secretariat to designate Caverne Patate in Rodrigues as a Wetland of International Importance (Ramsar Site).

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Golden Jubilee Collection of Ducere African Children’s Stories Launched

[Government of Mauritius] The Golden Jubilee Collection of Ducere African Children’s Stories was launched this morning at the Indira Gandhi Centre for Indian Culture in Phoenix in the presence of the Minister of Education and Human Resources, Tertiary …

[Government of Mauritius] The Golden Jubilee Collection of Ducere African Children's Stories was launched this morning at the Indira Gandhi Centre for Indian Culture in Phoenix in the presence of the Minister of Education and Human Resources, Tertiary Education and Scientific Research, Mrs Leela Devi Dookun-Luchoomun, the High Commissioner of Australia in Mauritius, Mrs Jenny Dee and other personalities.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Workshop Focuses On Strategic Plan and Funding Strategy of the National CSR Foundation

[Government of Mauritius] A one-day stakeholder workshop focusing on the Strategic Plan and Funding Strategy of the National Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Foundation opened this morning at Voilà Hotel, Bagatelle, in the presence of the Minister of Social Integration and Economic Empowerment, Mr Alain Wong and the Chairperson of the National CSR Foundation, Mr Medavy Pillay-Munien.

[Government of Mauritius] A one-day stakeholder workshop focusing on the Strategic Plan and Funding Strategy of the National Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Foundation opened this morning at Voilà Hotel, Bagatelle, in the presence of the Minister of Social Integration and Economic Empowerment, Mr Alain Wong and the Chairperson of the National CSR Foundation, Mr Medavy Pillay-Munien.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Prime Minister Exhorts Youth to Seize Opportunities in Agricultural Sector

[Government of Mauritius] The Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs, External Communications and National Development Unit, Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, exhorted youths to seize opportunities in agricultur…

[Government of Mauritius] The Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs, External Communications and National Development Unit, Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, exhorted youths to seize opportunities in agricultural sector which will undergo a major transformation in the coming years.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Don’t Obstruct Lottery Operations in Lagos, Ogun, Court Restrains Police, DSS, EFCC

[This Day] Justice Mohammed Idris of the Federal High Court in Lagos has restrained Lagos and Ogun State governments from disrupting the business of lottery companies for allegedly operating without the states’ licences.

[This Day] Justice Mohammed Idris of the Federal High Court in Lagos has restrained Lagos and Ogun State governments from disrupting the business of lottery companies for allegedly operating without the states' licences.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Commonwealth Games 2018 – Outstanding Performance of Mauritian Athletes Lauded By Sports Minister

[Government of Mauritius] The performance of Mauritian athletes currently participating in the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games was highlighted yesterday by the Minister of Youth and Sports, Mr Stephan Toussaint, during a press conference at the seat…

[Government of Mauritius] The performance of Mauritian athletes currently participating in the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games was highlighted yesterday by the Minister of Youth and Sports, Mr Stephan Toussaint, during a press conference at the seat of the Ministry in Port Louis.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

IOX Submarine Cable to Drive the New Digital Economy of Mauritius

[Government of Mauritius] The first phase of the IOX (Indian Ocean Exchange) Submarine Cable system project, which will position Mauritius as a technology hub and significantly enhance the development of the country’s broadband infrastructure to suppor…

[Government of Mauritius] The first phase of the IOX (Indian Ocean Exchange) Submarine Cable system project, which will position Mauritius as a technology hub and significantly enhance the development of the country's broadband infrastructure to support and drive the new digital economy, was launched yesterday afternoon at the Le Labourdonnais Hotel Caudan Waterfront, in Port Louis.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Mauritius Signs Country Programming Framework With FAO

[Government of Mauritius] The Country Programming Framework (CPF) for the Republic of Mauritius for the coming four years which renews the support of the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) to Mauritius in agri-business development and agro value c…

[Government of Mauritius] The Country Programming Framework (CPF) for the Republic of Mauritius for the coming four years which renews the support of the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) to Mauritius in agri-business development and agro value chain, promotion of sustainable agriculture for food security, and sustainable fisheries was signed yesterday afternoon at the Restaurant Le Courtyard in Port Louis.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Mauritius Should Tap the Potentials of the Leather Industry, Says Minister Bholah

[Government of Mauritius] The development of a national strategy is of high importance if we, as African countries, aspire to revamp the leather sector and access targeted niche markets, highlighted the Minister of Business, Enterprise and Cooperatives…

[Government of Mauritius] The development of a national strategy is of high importance if we, as African countries, aspire to revamp the leather sector and access targeted niche markets, highlighted the Minister of Business, Enterprise and Cooperatives, Mr Soomilduth Bholah.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Gender Statistics Important to Track Progress Towards Gender Equality, Says Minister Jadoo-Jaunbocus

[Government of Mauritius] ‘Gender Equality and Social Inclusion are central to the development of the economy, environment, and society of Mauritius. So it follows that gender statistics – as the basis for making well-informed decisions and tracking pr…

[Government of Mauritius] 'Gender Equality and Social Inclusion are central to the development of the economy, environment, and society of Mauritius. So it follows that gender statistics - as the basis for making well-informed decisions and tracking progress towards gender equality - are central to our development'.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius