EU promotes agro-ecological transition in Mauritius with Smart Agriculture project

MAURITIUS – Mauritius has kick start the ‘Smart Agriculture Project’ funded by the European Union with Rs 16 million (US$400,000) earmarked for it, to enable the country’s transition to agro-ecological systems that are sustainable and resilient in the face of climate change. The project still in the pilot phase saw the issuance of various agro-ecological faming equipment to farmers in the La Laura region and is poised to be replicated at the national level. The project proposes to accompany a network of producers in a step-wise process of redesigning their cultivations…

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