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Mauritius: Works of more than 100 million rupees for the protection of coastal erosion on the South coast of the island

To deal with erosion gnawing away at the coastal areas of the South of the island of Mauritius, Ministry of the environment decided to launch a range of heavy construction work, to curb the growing edge of coastal natural phenomenon.

Retaining walls or barriers of plants are currently built to contain the erosion of coastal areas on the side of Baie-du-Cap, Rivière-des-Galets, Grand-Sable, Deux-Frères and Quatre-Soeurs.
The work should cost more than 100 million rupees *, as reported by the newspaper L'Express of Mauritius.
As a reminder, more than 200 million rupees were invested in the same type of program in the regions North and West of the island of Mauritius.
* One euro roughly equivalent to 41 rupees

Fabrice François

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