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Marine protected areas and livelihoods

The Covid-19 pandemic brought almost all nautical activities in Mauritius and Rodrigues to a standstill for around 70 days during the period of confinement. The lockdown period to stem the spread of…  



Towards Sustainable Land Management in the Republic of Mauritius

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the vulnerability of both Mauritius and Rodrigues in terms of food security. One immediate response of the population has been a renewed interest in backyard…  


New Skills for New Jobs

The COVID-19 pandemic has also impacted the energy sector globally. The forced shutdown of many economies worldwide has resulted in decreased energy demand and a decline in oil prices. Although the…  


Chasing COVID-19

With 334 cases and 322 recovered at the end of May, Mauritius appears to have effectively managed the current COVID-19 wave. Detection, tracking and control of sources of infection such as clusters…  


Three reasons why energy transition is important for Mauritius COVID-19 economic recovery

Beyond a public health crisis, Mauritius, like other Small Islands Developing States (SIDS) that heavily rely on tourism and imported goods, is facing the harsh impacts of the economic downturn…  


Blog: Large Ocean Economies

A Post-COVID Narrative for Small Island Developing States.  


Blog: And then came the pandemic

A robust response to the pandemic has been saving lives but will also have far-reaching socio-economic consequences.  


Blog: Addressing violence against women: By all means necessary

The gendered norms around power that drive inequality have now gained the clear attention of the whole of government  

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