MINISTRY OF AGRO-INDUSTRY AND FOOD SECURITY

COMMUNIQUÉ

Lease of Sheltered Farms at Plaine Magnien

In line with Government’s programme to encourage growers to shift from traditional open field cultivation to protected cultivation, the Ministry of Agro- Industry and Food Security has come up with a sheltered farming park at Plaine Magnien.

The new sheltered farming park comprises of 20 individual units of insect proof-netted greenhouses, each of 2000 m2 floor space.

The project offers wide opportunity to registered planters who are willing to venture into sheltered farming for food crop production on a commercial scale.

The Ministry of Agro-Industry and Food Security is hereby inviting interested parties to submit their application with a brief of their respective projects by the 29th of January 2021, in a sealed envelope clearly marked “Lease of Sheltered Farms at Plaine Magnien’ and addressed as follows:

The Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Agro-Industry & Food Security
Level 9, Renganaden Seeneevasen Building,
Port-Louis

The application form can be downloaded from the Ministry’s website on https://agriculture.govmu.org or website of the FAREI on http://farei.mu or collected at its regional offices, namely:

North: Mapou Model Farm: Tel. 266-1587 or 266-2087;

South: Plaisance Demonstration Centre: Tel. 637-8112 ;
Rivière des Anguilles Demonstration Centre: Tel. 626-2554 ;
East: Flacq Model Farm: Tel. 413-8125 or 413-4617;
Centre: Extension and Training Department, Level 1, FSC Building, St Pierre. Tel. 433-9350 or 433-4378.

Closing Date: 29th January 2021

Ministry Agro-Industry & Food Security
January 2021