Mauritius’ geostrategic position offers several advantages including pest and disease-free production as well as quarantine and monitoring regime that contribute to the high quality of its agricultural produce.
The new agro-industrial landscape is today geared towards enhancing food security through investments in technology-based production and high value-added activities.
The Agribusiness sector offers investment opportunities in the following fields:
- Agro-Processing activities
- Agricultural Biotechnology
- Dairy farming
- Technology-based farming such as hydroponics, aquaponics and vertical farming.
In its endeavor to promote sustainable agricultural practices, the Ministry of Agro-Industry and Food Security has recently introduced a Bio-farming Promotion Scheme to encourage the development of bio-farming activities on a commercial scale.
Details about the scheme can be acceded on the following link.