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mauritius ministry of agro industry and food security

Aims and objectives

The Ministry is responsible for the comprehensive formulation of the national policy involving agriculture development in key sectors such as sugar, tea, food, crops, food production and other agri-business.
It also involves livestock development, dairy development, management of forest resources, conservation of existing endemic species, and protection of natural resources. It is responsible for conducting research, experimental work and for providing appropriate support to the related agricultural-sectors.
It supervises the activities of specialised parastatal bodies falling under its aegis.