On Tuesday 16 February 2021, the UNDP Country Office for Mauritius and Seychelles, in collaboration with the Ministry of Environment, Solid Waste Management and Climate Change, and the Agence Française de Développement (AFD), launched a high-level dialogue with sectoral policymakers to review the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs). The review process, supported under UNDP’s Climate Promise Initiative, is scheduled between 16 February to 3 March 2021 and will consist of a series of cross-cutting discussions between various stakeholders including heads of ministries, parastatal bodies, communities and representatives of the private sector.
This report was developed with the technical leadership and financial support of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), as part of the efforts of the wider United Nations System and advocacy by the Resident Coordinator to support the socio-economic response and recovery efforts to the Covid-19 pandemic.
On 15 February 2021, UNDP Mauritius and Seychelles, in partnership with the Department for Continental Shelf, Maritime Zones Administration and Exploration in Mauritius, have launched ArcGIS (Global Information System) Enterprise training sessions to further strengthen the administration of the JMA.
E€OFISH, a new programme to promote sustainable fishing in East Africa, Southern Africa and the Indian Ocean region, was officially launched in Port Louis, on 9 December 2020. Promoted and funded by the European Union, this initiative counts several implementing partners. In the Republic of Mauritius, E€OFISH is implemented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in partnership with the Ministry of Blue Economy, Marine Resources, Fisheries and Shipping.
Building job skills & empowering the next generation of food growers on Rodrigues Island, Republic of Mauritius, through an organic farming school.

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