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Minister’s Message for Environment Day

‘Our land, our future’ Celebrated annually on the 5th June, this year’s World Environment Day is being organised under the theme ‘“land restoration, desertification, and drought resilience” which focuses on land restoration, halting desertification, and building drought resilience. Land restoration as a key pillar in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. All over the world, ecosystems [...]

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Representatives from the Agriculture Department participate in the SADC-CCARDESA regional training on innovative ways to disseminate improved agricultural technologies.

With the view to improve dissemination and adoption of agriculture technologies in the SADC region, through collective efforts, a training was organized by the Centre for Coordination of Agriculture Research and Development for South Africa (CCARDESA) under the of the Southern African Development Community (SADC). The workshop was held from the 20th to the 24th

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Agriculture Department Officers boost up knowledge in CAPI Methodologies facilitated by FAO Representatives

The Food Agriculture Organization (FAO)’s the technical division is emphasizing on the implementation of information data management platforms, for agriculture, food, and nutrition security in the Indian Ocean countries, including Seychelles. This is part of the regional project, SANOI, which started in 2021 and will end in 2025, and is funded by the EU. Following

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Celebrating World Bee Day: Seychelles Hosts Mini Fair to Promote Beekeeping and Conservation

In honor of World Bee Day, the Department of Agriculture in Seychelles orchestrated a buzzing event that brought together local honey producers and breeders for a captivating showcase of their products. Held at Camion Hall today, the mini fair was a vibrant affair graced by the esteemed presence of the Minister for Agriculture, Climate Change

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Ban on Sooty Tern eggs collection extended for further population studies

This morning, Mr. Rodney Quatre, the Director General for Biodiversity and Conservation Management, along with Ms. Ashley Dias, the Director for Biodiversity and Conservation, and the senior legal officer for the Environment Department, jointly delivered a presentation to members of the media. They provided insight into the reasoning behind their proposal to the cabinet, which

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Minister Joubert meets with Youth Negotiators

On the sidelines of COP28, Minister Flavien Joubert took charge as he chaired a significant negotiation meeting aimed at understanding Seychelles' position within the global climate talks. The meeting was held Wednesday 6th gathering a diverse team of negotiators representing various segments crucial to the success of COP28. In attendance were negotiators tracking different segment

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Minister Flavien Joubert participated in the Climate Discourse at COP28

In a recent panel dialogue held on the sideline of COP28 in Dubai, Minister Flavien Joubert assumed a pivotal role in representing Seychelles and fostering discussions on the critical issue of achieving a just transition. Minister Joubert, stepping in for His Excellency President Wavel Ramkalawan, played a key role in advancing the conversation towards creating

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Strengthening African Islands States’ Climate Resilience: Ministerial Dialogue at COP28

In the midst of the bustling COP28 in Dubai, a significant event unfolded at the Seychelles Pavilion—the Ministerial Dialogue of the African Union Commission (AUC) in partnership with the African Islands States Climate Commission (AISCC). Seychelles as the Chair of this commission organized this gathering to enhance collaboration among African Island nations and chart a

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