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National awareness workshop focuses on maritime security

Mauritius: A three-day national awareness workshop focusing on maritime security, organised by the Ministry of Blue Economy, Marine Resources, Fisheries and Shipping, in collaboration with the International Maritime Organization, under the Port Security and Safety for Navigation Project for Eastern and Southern Africa and the Indian Ocean, opened this morning at the Hennessy Park Hotel, in Ebène.

Mauritius to host ‘Les Assises de L’Agriculture’ on Sustainable Food Systems

Mauritius: "Les Assises de L'Agriculture" will be held from 16 to 20 March 2023 at the Côte D'Or National Sports Complex at the initiative of the Ministry of Agro-Industry and Food Security and the Economic Development Board (E.D.B.). The theme of the event is Pathways to a Sustainable Food System for a Healthier Tomorrow.

Mauritius National Market Fair launched in Central Flacq

Mauritius: The national Market Fair, ‘La grande Foire de l’Indépendance’, which is being held from 03 to 05 March 2023, was launched yesterday in Central Flacq on the parking lot adjacent to the Bus Terminal.

Mauritius: Minister Sudheer Maudhoo honours 58 fisheries protection officers

A batch of 58 Fisheries Protection Officers were awarded Recognition Certificates for their dedication and commitment in the combat against illegal fishing by Sudheer Maudhoo- Minister of Blue Economy, Marine Resources, Fisheries and Shipping on Wednesday. 

Bad weather allowance as a form of social aid to support fishermen

Mauritius: Bad Weather Allowance is payable to registered fishermen who have not been able to go fishing due to bad weather conditions. Fishermen are, nevertheless, encouraged to do alternative activities, such as mending their nets and repairing their boats when they are not involved in fishing activities.