Start Time:Dec 09, 2013
Wheat Cultivation and Harvest Programme by the Mauritius Research Council – Phase II
Growing concern over the food security issue in Mauritius has led the Ministry of Tertiary Education, Science, Research and Technology, with the collaboration of the Mauritius Research Council, to undertake a feasibility project on wheat cultivation in Mauritius. Following promising results for the first phase of the project in 2011, a second phase was launched in 2013 at St Aubin, St Antoine and Petit Merlot.
Following the harvest ceremony in October, a 3-week Wheat Cultivation and Harvest Programme, from 18 November to 6 December, was organised in collaboration with the National Women Council, Ministry of Gender Equality, Child Development and Family Welfare. The objectives of the progr ...
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