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Mauritius: The Mauritian authorities want to promote development conditions of organic agricultural production

The Mauritian authorities want to encourage farmers of the island to rely more on organic farming, as has recently put forward the Minister of Agro-Industry, Mahen Seeruttun.
The government should also quickly change the legislation to allow the importation and the use of bio-fertilizers in crop fields in Mauritius.
Thus, farmers will be explicitly requested to use smaller quantities of chemical fertilizers and to favor the use of bio-fertilizers for the ultimate establishment of a local market fully organic. In parallel, the use of compost for organic farming sector will also be encouraged.


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