The Marshall Plan to address the issue of poverty is a clear sign that the Government is committed to eradicate absolute poverty said the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Regional Integration and Inter

The Ministry of Agro Industry and Food Security and the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) signed on 3 September 2015, in Port Louis a Technical Cooperation Project (TCP) on support for the de

Luanda — Representatives of member countries of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) outlined on Wednesday to Friday in Johannesburg, South Africa, strategies to combat poaching, until

The Mauritius non-communicable disease (NCD) survey 2015 kicked off this morning at Willoughby Government School in Mahebourg with the overall objective of gaining new insight on the burden of dise

The Report of a Study on the Evaluation of the Land Drainage and Watershed Management Programme effected by the National Development Unit during the period 2010-2014 has been presented to the Gover

A new institution, namely the Mauritius Renewable Energy Agency (MARENA), for the sustained promotion of the use of renewables for electricity generation will be set up.

Government will inject around Rs 10.3 billion in the implementation of priority projects in the water sector so as to address water supply problems in regions that are most affected.

A magnitude 5.2 earthquake struck in the Indian Ocean on Sunday, around 536 km (333 miles) east of Ile Rodrigues in Mauritius, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

The Sugarcane Breeding Institute has developed transgenic sugarcane incorporating gene constructs, said its Director, Dr N. Vijayan Nair.

Globally, fisheries are challenged by the combined impacts of overfishing, degradation of ecosystems and impacts of climate change, while fisheries livelihoods are further pressured by conservation policy imperatives. Fishers' adaptive responses to these pressures, such as exiting from a fishery to pursue alternative livelihoods, determine their own vulnerability, as well as the potential for reducing fishing effort and sustaining fisheries.