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Faculty of Agriculture, University of Mauritius

Mission statement

Training human resources and fostering intellectual development and research in the agricultural and Food sectors


  • Initiate, expand, diversify and upgrade training and research in priority areas of agriculture and food science so as to respond to the career aspirations of potential students and the requirements of the job market
  • Carry out research and outreach in the exploration and modernisation of agriculture and agriculture-related markets.
  • Enhance links with industries and overseas institutions for teaching, research, consultancy and outreach activities.
  • Provide postgraduate training and research programmes for the professional development of graduates.
  • Provide in-service training to staff of institutions in the agricultural and agro-industrial sectors.
  • Develop and offer specialised short training programmes in line with the evolution in agricultural and food sectors

FANRPAN stakeholders

  • Government
  • Parastatal bodies
  • Farmer Organisations
  • NGOs
  • University and Research Institutions
  • Private Sector

FANRPAN Node Steering Committee

Agricultural Marketing Board Mr R Sookun alt. Mr J Mamodebaccus
Agricultural Research and Extension Unit of Food and Agricultural research...
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